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Rachid is a 52-year-old married man who has three school-age children. He owns a carpentry shop in his town and has been involved in this occupation for the past 30 years. He supplies doors and windows and makes all designs requested by clients. He has a heavy demand for his services due to the good reputation and experience he has made during this long period of business.

Today, Rachid is asking to borrow $1,200 to purchase more wood and accessories to be ready before the summer season. It is common for people to make repairs to their homes during summer and he needs to be prepared.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 74
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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 $1,200 helped Rachid to purchase more wood and accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2010
Apr 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011