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This Kiva borrower is a 20-year-old Lebanese single woman living with one parent and one sibling. Despite her young age, she has been working for several years as a hairdresser. Her business is based at her house and she also serves customers at their domiciles. In parallel, she has worked in a beauty salon since 2007. Her work is very important because she helps her family in paying the high cost of living.

Today, she is requesting to borrow $1200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase new hairdressing tools and supplies. In the future, she is planning to open a formal beauty salon in order to expand her business level.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 57
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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 $1,200 helped this borrower to purchase new hairdressing materials and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2011
May 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012