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Afif is a 50-year-old Lebanese man. He is married and lives with his wife, one parent, and four children. Two of the children are still studying, and the other two are working. Despite all the difficulties and pressures of life that he faces, Afif is devoting his life to his children and sacrifices greatly for their education. He has been working in security for a local company for the past five years. Today, he needs to borrow $2600 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to pay his children's educational fees. He’s sure that being knowledgeable will help them to achieve better job positions. In the future, he plans to collect much more money to enhance their life.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,096,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,600 helped Afif to pay his children's educational fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014