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Mahmoud is a 30-year-old single man. He lives with his parents and five siblings. He cooperates financially with his family members to pay for their heavy life expenses. Mahmoud has been working in the agricultural field since 2012. His job consists of organizing the land and cleaning it out to prepare it for planting and raising crops. Today, he is asking to borrow a youth loan from Kiva's partner, Vitas s.a.l, to improve his business operations by purchasing agricultural tools and additional plants. Mahmoud is very optimistic about his business prospects, and he is willing to request additional Kiva loans to be able to further expand his work.

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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
  • 149
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,449,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $1,600 helped Mahmoud to purchase agricultural tools and additional plants.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 29, 2013