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Hussein is a 20-year-old Lebanese single man. Two years ago, he started to work at manufacturing furniture. He has his own shop where he completes his work in a very professional way. He always responds to customers positively by creating their wanted designs.

Today, he is asking to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner, Vitas s.a.l., to purchase equipment needed to keep on working efficiently. He is certain that the loan will help him increase his profits by a large percentage. In the future, he plans to expand his business into another area.

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
  • $17,359,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Hussein to purchase equipment needed in his furniture manufacturing business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2013
Oct 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2014