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Ahmad is a 25-year-old single Lebanese man. He lives with his parents and only one working sibling. His father is trying his best to cover their family expenses. As for Ahmad, he has been working in mobile phone repair for the past nine years. Today, he’s asking to borrow a youth loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l. to renovate his shop and purchase additional spare parts. In that way, he will be able to carry on his work in a good way and therefore respond to his clients' demands. In the future, he plans to open his own mobile phone shop.

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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
  • 185
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,467,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,500.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Ahmad to renovate his shop and purchase additional spare parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013