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Samir is a 22-year-old single man living with his parents and two siblings. He is from Lebanon. He has owned a shop since 2009, where he sells a wide range of car spare parts. His products are designed for different types of cars. He has one full-time employee helping him with the work. With his business income, he is able to help his father pay the heavy life expenses. Today, he is requesting to borrow $1,200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to renew his tools and purchase an air compressor in order to reinforce his business operation and further develop his work. In the future, he is planning to start working as a car mechanic in addition to selling car spare parts.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Samir to renew his tools and purchase an air compressor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2011
Jul 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 29, 2012