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Georges
Georges is a 45-year-old married man with two children, living in Fourn Al Chebak in Beirut. Since his teenage years he has been working as a house painter, and nowadays he is responsible for the renovation of several houses. Today, Georges is requesting $1,200 to buy paint at a very good price, in order to re-sell it and increase his profits.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $16,094,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Georges buy paint to re-sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 5, 2009
Listed
Mar 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2010