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Youssef is a 36-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and two school-aged children. He is responsible for his family and doing the best he can to enrich their way of living.

Youssef started his own business seventeen years ago. He's owned a cattle farm and looks forward to growing his operation. In parallel, he has been working at a local company since 2003.

Today, he’s requesting to borrow a loan from kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase cattle for his farm. He notes that this will increase his productivity and develop his business.

In the future, he plans to open his own dairy products shop.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 127
    View loans »
    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,640,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Youssef to purchase added cattle for his farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2012
Feb 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013