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Samer
Samer is a 27-year-old man. He’s single and lives with his parents and two siblings, one of whom is working while the other is still studying. He cooperates with his father and brother to provide a better future for their family. He has been working at selling tools and tackles used in construction and maintenance work. Today, he wants to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase supplementary tools and tackles for his shop. He notes that this Kiva loan will increase his profits by 20%. In the future, he plans to enlarge his shop and diversify his items.

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
  • 69
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $15,853,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,500.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Samer to purchase supplementary tools and tackles for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 24, 2012
Listed
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013