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Salam is a 23-year-old single man. He has owned a cafe called “Friends” in his town since 2004 to begin a new career and to improve his living conditions.

Today, Salam is requesting $1,000 to buy more merchandise for his shop to satisfy the needs of the market and to expand his shop after becoming known by the neighboring villages.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Salam to buy more merchandise for his café.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2009
Oct 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010