Check out other loans that are currently fundraising!
Abbas is a 47-year-old Lebanese married man. He lives with his wife and two children; one attends university and the other attends school. He has been working as a nurse since 1993. In parallel, he has worked as a taxi driver since 2006 serving customers upon their requests. Today, he is asking to borrow $2,500 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to pay his son’s university education fees. He will also use the loan to cover his other child’s school fees. His only target is to ensure a good educational level for his children until graduating.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of Ameen's education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options. 

Important Information

Due to political and social challenges in Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes entrepreneurs may have been altered to protect their privacy (i.e., blurring portions of the borrower's picture, not indicating a name and location, etc.). Vitas appreciates Kiva lenders' understanding of these challenges and encourages them to continue their support for Lebanon's borrowers.

About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 37
    View loans »
    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 $2,500 helped Abbas to pay his son’s university education fees and cover his other child’s school fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2011
Nov 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013