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Hussein is a 32-year-old Lebanese man. He’s married to Rima, a beautiful young woman. They have only one child. He’s a great man who loves his family and really cares about offering them a respectable life. He works nonstop, on his own, to be able to cover their expenses.

He has been working as a carpenter for many years. He’s an honest man and above all punctual, which make his customers loyal to him.

Today, he’s asking for a loan from Kiva Partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase supplies and materials for his business such as paints, wood and many others. This Kiva loan will facilitate his business operations and allow him to start his new project properly.

He’s doing his best to collect higher revenues and offer his family a very comfortable life away from hard work.

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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
  • 128
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,359,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Hussein to purchase supplies and materials for his business such as paint and wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 3, 2013
Mar 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 21, 2014