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Najib is a 51-year-old married man from Lebanon. He is living with his wife and three children, two of whom are working and the other still attending school.

In the year 2000, in order to supplement the family’s income, Najib decided to start his own work as a farmer. His job consists of cultivating olive trees in addition to different kind of fruits. In parallel, he started to work in a local company fourteen months ago.

Today, Najib is asking to borrow a loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l. to purchase the required agricultural tools and supplies. He states that the loan will certainly help him increase his business productivity by a large percentage, which will return higher profits to him.

In the future, Najib plans to open a shop where he can sell his harvested goods.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 178
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Najib to purchase the required agricultural tools and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014