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Owadis is a 23-year-old single man who lives with his parents and two siblings. He is from Lebanon. He works at his house where he produces jewelry to sell to local markets.

In order to get additional revenue and be able to pay the heavy life expenses with ease, he started a new job in 2009 at a local company where he works during his free time.

Today, he is applying for a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l, with which he will purchase materials and products needed to facilitate his work and make his operations easier to perform.

Owedis is a hard worker. He has high hopes for the future of his business and is eager to start soon.

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
  • 138
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,673,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,503.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Owadis to will purchase materials and products needed for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2012
Oct 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013