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Moussa is a 22-year-old Lebanese single man. He lives with his parents and two working siblings. His father strives to work really hard in order to enrich their way of living and cover heavy living costs. Moussa started his own business as a furniture painter in 2008 and already has ten years of experience in this domain. He has gained a fair number of clients so far. Today, he has the intention to borrow a youth loan of $1100 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase new painting tools and develop his business. In the future, he plans to open his own furniture gallery.

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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
  • 43
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Moussa to purchase new painting tools to develop his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Jan 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013