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Abbas is a 46-year-old married man living with his wife and six children. He is from Lebanon. He has been working as a home painter since 1983. Over these years, Abbas has gained extensive experience as well as built a good business reputation. He works on a freelance basis and has one employee helping him with his work.

Abbas is requesting a loan from the Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase a car for his business. Having a car will facilitate his transportation and allow him to reach customers and projects whenever they are located. In the future, Abbas plans to open his own painting tools and supplies shop.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 150
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Abbas to purchase a car for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 18, 2013
Jun 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014