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Raefat is a 52-year-old Lebanese, married man. He lives with his wife and three children. He’s trying the best he can to fulfill his family's needs. He has been working as a taxi driver since 2001 and has gained a fair number of loyal customers. He works independently, on a free-lance basis. Today, he needs to borrow $600 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to perform maintenance on some mechanical issues and pay his car’s mechanic's fee. This will facilitate his business operations. In the future, he plans to buy a minivan to service more people.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 119
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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 $600 helped Raefat to perform mechanical maintenance and pay his car’s mechanic's fee.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2011
Dec 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012