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The Kiva borrower is a 40-year-old widow woman living in Lebanon. She is from the Philippines and she has 3 children. She came to Lebanon to work as a houskeeper and to earn income to raise her children after the death of her husband. Today, she is requesting to borrow $2000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to perform maintenance and renovations for her house in order to rent it and make a profit for her family. In the future, she hopes that she will be able to continue the education of her children until getting to the university and having good jobs.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 44
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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 $2,000 helped this borrower to perform maintenance and renovation for her house in order to rent it.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2010
Sep 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012