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Elizabeth is a 48-year-old, Lebanese, married woman. She lives with her husband and one child. Elizabeth works with her husband to meet the family's needs and cover their expenses. Her husband works in a local company. Elizabeth has worked as a cook for the past thirty years, but in 2005 she decided to open her own home business.

Elizabeth requests a loan of $1300 to buy new cooking equipment. She says that this purchase will make her job easier and faster and definitely increase her revenues. In the future, Elizabeth plans to open her own restaurant.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 116
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,414,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Elizabeth to buy new cooking equipment for her home business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012