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Hussein is a 47-year-old married man from Lebanon. He is living with his wife and two school-aged children. He has owned a pastry shop since 2006, and has more than 15 years of experience. He cooperates financially with his wife, who works as a teacher to be able to pay the heavy life expenses.

Today, he is requesting to borrow $1,200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase more merchandise. He intends to augment his business productivity to get higher revenue in order to improve the family’s financial status.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 58
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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 Hussein to purchase more merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2011
Oct 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012