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Karim is a 31-year-old Lebanese man who is married and lives with his wife and two children. He is the sole breadwinner in his family and works as a salesman for a local company. He is applying for a loan for $1,300 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to pay his children’s educational fees. In the future, he plans to take out more loans so that his children can get a good education.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Karim to pay his children’s educational fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2011
Jan 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013