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Fares is a 52-year-old Lebanese married man who lives with his wife and two children. One of his children works and the other is still a student. Fares supports his family with pleasure and he's ready to show help whenever they need it. For the past 4 years, he has been working on his own, as a van driver. His job consists of transporting his customers from town to town. Fares is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to perform needed maintenance on his van and to purchase the required paint for it. This loan will allow him to continue his job properly. In the future, Fares plans to borrow more loans from Kiva and to improve his business.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 177
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,503.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,000 helped Fares to perform needed maintenance and purchase required paint for his van.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2012
May 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012