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Ahmad is a 22-year-old Lebanese man. He’s single, living with his parents and two working siblings. He cooperates with his father to be able to satisfy their family needs. For this reason, he strives to work really hard and opened his own grocery shop in 2009. He has a wide variety of goods and products, also a fair number of loyal customers.

Today, he wants to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase added products for his shop such as soft drinks, dairy products and many other items. He notes that this loan will increase his sales therefore his profits and thus his revenues. In the future, he plans to open his own supermarket.

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
  • 143
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,506.6
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,100 helped Ahmad to purchase added products for his shop such as soft drinks, dairy products and many other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013