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Abbas is a single 23-year-old Lebanese man. He lives with his parents and two working siblings. His father is the one supporting his family and fulfilling their needs. Abbas works independently on a free-lance basis. He has been working in floor cleaning for the past five years. Today, he’s looking for a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase a new generator. He notes that the more projects he takes on, the higher his revenues will be. In the future, he plans to take more Kiva loans and further develop his business.

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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 of this entrepreneur 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

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $14,547,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,800 helped Abbas to purchase a new generator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013