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A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase new merchandise.


Anonymous's story

This Kiva borrower is a 37-year-old married man from Lebanon. He is living with his wife and two young children, both in school. He has worked in multiple grocery stores and mini-markets for 10 years. Then, he decided to open his own mini-market in 2008. He sells dairy and daily-use products, detergents, beverages, etc. He is the only income provider of the family.

With his loan of $1200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l, he will purchase new merchandise to increase his sales and therefore his income. We note that he is a very positive man with high hopes for the future of his business.



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