A loan of $1,375 helped to purchase new plumbing tools and expand his business.


Kassem's story

Kassem is a 23-year-old Lebanese single man. He’s living with his parents and two siblings. His father is the one taking care of the family and responding to their needs.

Unlike others of his age, Kassem started to work very early, expecting to help his father with their expenses. He has been working as a plumber since 2004 on a free-lance basis and has a fair number of clients asking for his services. Today, he’s in need to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase new plumbing tools and expand his business. He notes that he’s hoping to take bigger projects and this Kiva loan will help him achieve his goal. In the future, he plans to open his own plumbing equipment shop.



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