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Sleiman is a 19-year-old Lebanese single man. He lives with his parents and three siblings. He cooperates with his father in order to enhance their standard of living. Sleiman started his work as a builder in 2008; he works independently on a free-lance basis and looks forward to taking on more projects.

Today, he’s requesting a youth loan of $1,300 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase the required construction tools and supplies for his business. This loan will improve his work and allow him to earn a superior income. In the future, he plans to take on bigger construction projects outside the country.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 

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
  • 33
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,527,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Sleiman to purchase the required construction tools and supplies for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 14, 2011
Jan 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012