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Nidal is a 42-year-old Lebanese married man. He lives with his wife and two children, who are still attending school. He is the main source of income for his family and works really hard to provide a better future for his young children.

Nidal started his own metal work in 1990 and is looking forward to growing his business. Today, he wants to borrow $2500 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase a laser machine and additional metal equipment. He notes that this Kiva loan will increase his profits by 20%. In the future, he plans to expand his business by buying extra technological tools.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 61
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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 $2,500 helped Nidal buy a laser machine and metal equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2011
Dec 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013