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Youssef is a 21-year-old single man living with his parents and three siblings.

After finishing his education in 2007, Youssef decided to work as a floor layer. During his two years of working in this market, he has been able to obtain good experience and has a growing number of clients. This job helps in ameliorating his economic situation.

Today, Youssef is requesting to borrow $700 to buy a special tile cutter and shears specific for his job. This will enable him to expand his business and be able to take on bigger projects.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 86
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Youssef to buy a tile cutter and shears for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 7, 2010
Feb 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011