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Basel is a 29-year-old single man living on his own. He strives to work really hard in order to enrich his life and cover its heavy costs. Basel began to work as a painter in 2006 and has ten years of experience. He has gained clients from different areas because of his good reputation and well organized work. Today, he’s looking for a youth loan of $1800 from kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase added painting tools and enlarge his business. This Kiva loan will boost his productivity thus his earnings. In the future, he plans to take bigger projects.

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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. 

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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
  • 77
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,267,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $1,800 helped Basel to purchase additional painting tools and enlarge his business.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Jan 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 22, 2012