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Fatmeh is a 21-year-old married Lebanese woman living with her husband. They both cooperate together to be able to fulfill their needs and demands. She opened her own mini market in 2008. As for her husband, he has been working in a local company for the past five years.

Today, she’s looking to borrow a youth loan of $1,300 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase more groceries and food provisions for her mini market in order to increase her sales. In the future, she plans to open her own supermarket.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 

Important Information

Due to political and social challenges in Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes entrepreneurs may have been altered to protect their privacy (i.e., blurring portions of the borrower's picture, not indicating a name and location, etc.). Vitas appreciates Kiva lenders' understanding of these challenges and encourages them to continue their support for Lebanon's borrowers.

About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,640,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Fatmeh to purchase more groceries and food provisions for her mini market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2011
Jan 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013