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Ali is a 29-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and only child who attends school. In 2007, after nine years of experience working in the plumbing business, Ali decided to work on his own serving customers wherever they are located. He is very good at his job and always leaves his customers satisfied.

Ali is requesting a youth loan from the Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to pay his child’s school fees. The new school year is about to begin and he wants to pay his child’s educational fees so he can tranquilly pursue his education. Ali hopes that his business will grow with the coming years and he dreams that all of his hard work will allow him to provide his child with a good future and high educational level.

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
  • 175
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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 $1,000 helped Ali to pay his child’s educational fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2013
Sep 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014