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Abbas is a 42-year-old Lebanese man. He lives with his wife and two school-aged children. He’s putting all his effort into responding to his family's requests.

In 2000, Abbas decided to start his own business as a contractor, and already has 25 years of experience in this domain. His job consists of installing bricks. Today, he’s requesting to borrow $1100 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase additional construction materials for his business. This loan will facilitate his business operations and push him to take on new projects. In the future, he plans to improve his business and work hard in order to serve his customers as quickly as he can.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 142
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,174,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Abbas to purchase additional construction materials for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013