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Saiid is a 34-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and two children. Over the years, he has made a good experience working as a painter. He works in his town, sticking with multiple projects, and also works upon customers’ requests. He is seeking to offer his family a respectable way of living, since he’s their only source of income.

Today, Saiid is asking to borrow a loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l. to renew his business tools and improve his business. He needs to be prepared to satisfy the clients and make a good business reputation.

In the future, he hopes to take multiple construction projects in order to further expand his business operations.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 125
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,359,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,504.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Saiid to renew his business tools and improve his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014