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Nazih is a 36-year-old Lebanese man. He’s married, living with his wife and two children who are attending school. He and his wife are trying their best to bring added income to the family and enhance their way of living.

He has been working as a car blacksmith and painter for a few years. He has many years of experience in this domain and has gained a fair number of customers asking for his services.

He wants to enlarge his business and grow his work as well, so he decided to take a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase the needed painting tools and supplies in addition to many other items needed to carry on his work in a proper way.

Nazih wishes to live a proper life with his family, which is the reason he needs to amplify his income in order to be able to make savings for the future.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 133
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,345,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Nazih to purchase painting tools and supplies in addition to many other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2012
Dec 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014