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Ahmad is a single man from Lebanon. He’s 19 years old, living with his parent and four siblings; two of them are working. Their father is the one covering family expenses from his retirement salary. His siblings also bring added income to the family.

As for Ahmad, he has many years of experience in his recent job. He’s a painter who works with high professionalism. He works on different projects and always tries to offer his customers the best results he can. He’s known for being punctual and well-organized.

Today, he’s asking for a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to renew his painting tools and purchase added paint. He will be utilizing the loan to facilitate and carry on his work in a proper way. He’s is grateful for all the good things God has given him. In the near future, he looks to take on more projects, maybe outside the country if this will help him learn new designs and better develop his business.

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
  • 95
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,118,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Ahmad to renew his painting tools and purchase added paint.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 6, 2012
Dec 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013