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Mariam is a 43-year-old, Lebanese single woman. She works as a saleswoman at a clothing store and she earns barely enough income. Mariam is very tender and cares a lot about all of her family members.

Today, she is eager to borrow a loan from Kiva partner, Vitas. s.a.l., to pay her nephew’s educational fees. She tends to help her brother to raise his children well and to provide them with a good education.

This is Mariam's first Kiva loan and she wants to express her thanks for it.

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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
  • 129
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,664,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Mariam to pay her nephew’s educational fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2013
Oct 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015