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Nawale is a friendly and kind young woman. She’s from Lebanon and is 44 years old. She is married to Ali and has three children. Nawale and her husband are working really hard to provide the family with their needed income. When she found that their income did not satisfy their needs, she decided to launch her clothing business from her home with the small amount of money she already had.

She sells a wide variety of clothes from which she earns a fair amount of money daily. Her husband also works on his own, as he is their main income provider. To better develop her work, she’s requesting a loan from Kiva Partner Vitas. s.a.l. She will be utilizing the loan to buy more merchandise for her business, such as pants, t-shirts and many other items. This will allow her to offer a greater variety of products and thus improve her income.

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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
  • 119
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,255,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Nawale to buy more merchandise for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2013
Apr 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014