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Samia is 52 years old, married, and has one child who is studying at the university. She and her husband, who is working out of the country, combine to support their child and pay his school fees.

In 2008, Samia opened her own snack shop in her town where people meet and enjoy eating. She is well known for her good food. She is requesting a loan from Ameen s.a.l., which she will use to renovate her snack shop. In the future, she plans to open her own restaurant.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 175
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,600 helped Samia to renovate her snack shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013