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This Kiva borrower is a 50-year-old married man from Lebanon. He lives with his wife and four school-aged children. He started to work in the car mechanics field 27 years ago. He is the only income source for the family. He repairs different types of cars. Due to his long experience in this field, he has been able to gain a good number of clients passing by his garage asking for his services.

Today, he is requesting to borrow $1200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase required machinery and tools so that he can complete his work competently, allowing him to increase his income.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,292,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped this borrower to purchase required machinery and tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2011
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011