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Fouad is a 39-year-old Lebanese married man. He lives with his wife and four children. Three of them are still attending school while the other one is working. Fouad strives to work really hard in order to enrich their way of living and to cover the heavy costs of life. He began to work as a furniture painter in 1997 and has already twenty-five years of experience in this domain. He has gained different clients from different areas especially because of his good reputation and well organized work. Today, he’s requesting to borrow $1,000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase new painting tools to improve his business. In the future, he plans to open his own furniture gallery.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 64
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,273,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Fouad to purchase new painting tools to improve his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2011
Dec 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012