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Jihad is a 43-year-old married man. He lives with his wife and four children. He provides the main source of income in his family and works really hard to provide a better future for his children.

He started his own metal trade in 2004 and wants to grow up his business. Today, he is asking for a $1600 loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase additional metal supplies. He notes that this kiva loan will increase his profits by 20%. In the future, he plans to expand his business and open his own metal shop.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 85
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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 $1,600 helped Jihad to purchase additional metal supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 27, 2011
Jan 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 26, 2013