Unlike others of his age, Kassem started to work very early, expecting to help his father with their expenses. He has been working as a plumber since 2004 on a free-lance basis and has a fair number of clients asking for his services. Today, he’s in need to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase new plumbing tools and expand his business. He notes that he’s hoping to take bigger projects and this Kiva loan will help him achieve his goal. In the future, he plans to open his own plumbing equipment shop.
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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 InformationDue 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.
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