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Wassim is a 36-year-old divorced man from Lebanon. He is living with one parent and a sibling. He has 15 years of experience working as a home electrician. In 1997, he started to work on his own serving clients upon their request. He has two part-time employees helping him since he works in parallel as a calligrapher and must satisfy all his customers' demands. With his requested loan of $1200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l, he will be able to purchase additional tools and supplies. This will be his first Kiva loan and he is sure that it will allow him to achieve substantial growth in his business.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 65
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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 Wassim to purchase additional tools and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2011
Sep 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012