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Souhad is a 20-year-old Lebanese married woman living with her husband. Since their marriage, Souhad and her husband find it really hard to cover their life needs, that’s why they’re now both working in order to earn superior income. Souhad started to work as an independent beautician from her home in 2009 and has her loyal customers. Today, she needs to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to buy added beauty supplies for her business in order to collect higher income. In the future, she plans to open her own beauty salon.

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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
  • 129
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,571,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,506.6
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Souhad to purchase beauty supplies for her home-based salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2012
Mar 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013