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This Kiva borrower is a 56-year-old married man and the father of one school-age child. He is from Lebanon. He is an experienced home painter; he has been working as a freelance home painter for almost 30 years. He is the main income provider of his family.

Today, he is requesting to borrow $1000 from Kiva's partner, Ameen s.a.l., to purchase a step ladder for his painting occupation. This will be his second Kiva loan and he is very thankful for the results. In the future, he is looking to further enlarge his business operation. He hopes that the coming year will continue to bring positive growth and increased profits.

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Important Information

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.

About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 135
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,176,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped this borrower to purchase a step ladder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2011
Mar 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012