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Hasan is a 29-year-old man. He’s single and lives in Lebanon with his parents and six siblings. Two of them are working in addition to their father who is considered the main income provider for the family. Despite his age, Hasan is obliged to work continually as he thinks of having his own family in the future. He has been working in the construction field since 2008. He’s specialized in floor covering and has gained a fair number of clients asking for his services. Regardless of being satisfied with what he has attained so far, he suffers from a bad financial situation; which is the reason why he’s asking for a youth loan from Kiva's Partner Vitas s.a.l. He will use the loan to improve his business by purchasing new construction tools which will help him continue to offer the best quality work. In the near future, Hasan plans to take added loans to open his own paves shop. He works really hard to achieve his goals.

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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
  • 132
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,625,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,503.8
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Hasan to improve his business by purchasing new construction tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2013
Apr 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014