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Ibrahim is a 27-year-old single man from Lebanon. After gaining many years of experience working in mobile shops, Ibrahim decided in 2010 to open his own communication shop where he puts up for sale cellular phones, related accessories and rechargeable cards.

With his requested youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l., he will increase his merchandise selection of new mobile phones and accessories with the intention of increasing his sales, and therefore, his income. Ibrahim’s only wish is to live in good conditions, and he is ready to do whatever it takes to achieve this.

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
  • 134
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $17,345,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,700 helped Ibrahim to purchase mobile phones and accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2013
Nov 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014