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Caroline is a 25-year-old married woman. She lives in Lebanon with her husband. They depend on each other in order to live their life properly. Caroline's husband works in the Lebanese army. As for her, she has owned a men’s clothing shop since 2009.

Today, in order to increase her revenue, she decided to borrow a youth loan from Kiva Partner, Ameen s.a.l., to purchase the new spring and summer collection for her shop. In that way, she will be able to satisfy all her customers.

In the future, she plans to enlarge her shop and boost her profits.

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
  • 133
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,345,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Caroline to purchase the new spring and summer collection for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2012
Mar 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013