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Mohammad is a 26-year-old single man living in Lebanon with his parents and only sibling. In 2008, he decided to open his own aluminum shop, after having gained eleven years of experience working in the same occupation. Mohammad started his career at a very young age. He cooperates with his father, who works as a plumber, to satisfy the family's needs. Mohammad is now asking to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase aluminum tools and supplies needed to improve his business operations. In the future, he plans to further expand his work.

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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
  • 142
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,506.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Mohammad to purchase aluminum tools and supplies needed to improve his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013