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Hussein is a 48-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and four children, who are attending school. He has been working as a salesman in a local company since 2000. He is the main source of income for his family. His wife owns an international phone call shop in her town, but her revenue is not sufficient to support the family well financially.

Today, Hussein is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to pay his children's educational fees. His only target is to ensure a good educational level for his children through graduation and to avoid facing financial problems in the family’s management. In the future, he is planning to work in one more job in order to earn additional income and meet the family's needs.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 175
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    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 Hussein to pay for his children's educational fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013