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Omar is an 18 year old man living in Barja, Mount Lebanon. He has owned a mini-market since 2005, when his father taught him the business. Today, he wants to borrow $1,200 to increase his sales by purchasing a mini-van to be able to deliver to the surrounding villages.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 48
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,466,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Omar to purchase a mini-van.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2009
May 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010