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Abdel-Rahman has owned a fishing boat since 2000. He is an experienced fisherman; he has been working for over forty years.

With his first loan of US $1,000 from Kiva lenders, Abdel-Rahman was able to repair his boat. He’s pleased with his decision to take a loan from Ameen. He has been very reliable with his repayments and has actually repaid his loan in full severA. months early.

Today, Abdel-Rahman is requesting a larger loan of $2,000 to carry out maintenance work on his boat to increase its safety features. In the future, he would like to purchase a bigger and more technically advanced boat so that he can expand his business even more.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 31
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,527,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Abdel-Rahman to carry out maintenance work on his boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2010
Apr 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011