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Total loan: $550


Bekaa, Bekaa, Lebanon / Housing

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A loan helped to buy home appliances for his apartment and to repair the toilet.

Bilal's story

Bilal is a 39-year-old married man. He lives in Bekaa area with his wife and children in a rented apartment in a camp for Palestinian refugees.

He is an independent person and a hard worker looking forward to improving his quality of living. He started working at an early age due to the financial situation.

For the first time, he is asking for a loan from Ibdaa, a Kiva partner in Lebanon, to buy home appliances for his apartment, and to repair its toilet to improve his standard of living. He always looks to facilitate his lifestyle financially and socially.

He is an enthusiastic man, aiming to boost his profits. He is well known in the area, by having a good reputation among his clients and neighborhood. He is smart, has decent manners, and loved by everyone in his vicinity. He thanks you for your support!