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Wissam is a 21-year-old single Lebanese man. Since 2011, he has operated a bakery where he produces bread and tasty pastries. To help him continue operating his business, he is requesting today to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l. He will use the loan to buy raw materials such as flour, sugar, and butter in addition to other supplies which he needs to continue production and expand his product inventory. He expects an increase in his income as he is expanding his work and hopes that his business will grow. He dreams of being able to reach his goals.

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
  • 126
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,605,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Wissam to buy raw materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2013
Jun 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014