A loan of $1,100 helped to purchase new materials for his business, such as metal.


Sleiman's story

Sleiman is a 19-year-old, single Lebanese man living with his parents and four siblings, three of whom are working. His father provides the main source of income for the family. Sleiman started to work as a blacksmith in 2007, and he has earned a fair number of loyal customers. He works on a freelance basis at his customers' request. Today, he’s requesting a youth loan of $1100 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase new materials for his business, such as metal. This loan will help him to continue his work in a proper way and develop his business. In the future, he plans to open his own metal shop.



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