This Kiva borrower from Lebanon is a 23-year-old, single man. He is living with 6 family members: his parents and 4 siblings. Three of his siblings are not working. He has been running a ladies beauty salon since 2004.
He is requesting a loan of $1,000 from Kiva partner, Ameen s.a.l. This will be his first loan from Ameen. He is planning to use the loan to enhance his salon’s décor as well as purchase new merchandise for his work.
Note: Based on the politicA. and sociA. challenges of Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes of this entrepreneur have been altered to protect him or her (i.e. blacking out portions of the entrepreneur in his/her picture, not indicating his/her name and location, etc.). Ameen s.a.l. appreciates Kiva lenders' understanding of these challenges and encourages lenders to continue their support for Lebanon's borrowers.
Ameen has been able to use its interest-free loan from Kiva to offer lower interest loans with faster disbursement for their micro-loan borrowers. Since its inception, Ameen has provided high quality financiA. services to over 41,000 borrowers and disbursed over 81,000 loans totaling US $115 million. To learn more about Ameen, please visit: http://partners.kiva.org/partners/115
Due to political and social challenges in Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes entrepreneurs may have been altered to protect their privacy (i.e., blurring portions of the borrower's picture, not indicating a name and location, etc.). Vitas appreciates Kiva lenders' understanding of these challenges and encourages them to continue their support for Lebanon's borrowers.