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Sephanie is a 25-year-old married woman from Lebanon. She is living with her husband and two children. They are both cooperating together to live a respectable life and offer their children whatever is needed.

Sephanie has been working as a beautician from home. She also has a tattoo machine. She welcomes customers to provide them with beauty services such as manicures, makeup, tattoos, etc.

Today, Sephanie is requesting to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l. to renew her beauty products and supplies. She intends to enhance her work operations by offering her clients high-quality services. This will satisfy their demands and keep them loyal to her.

In the future, she plans to expand her business and open her own beauty salon.

Additional Information

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
  • 147
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    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 Sephanie to renew her beauty products and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 4, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 2, 2014