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Nayef is a 23-year-old, single Lebanese man who lives with his parents and one working sibling. His father is the one responsible for covering their living expenses.

As for Nayef, he started his own business at an early age. Specifically, he opened his own mobile phone shop in 2008, where he also sells recharge cards. Today, he’s asking for a youth loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase additional supplies for his business such as cell phones, recharge cards and many other items. He believes that this Kiva loan would increase his sales and thus profits. In the future, he plans to expand his business and diversify his items.

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
  • 126
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,605,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,500.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Nayef to purchase additional supplies such as cell phones, recharge cards and many other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2012
May 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 22, 2013