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Maroun is a thirty-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife. He strives to work really hard in order to enrich their way of living and cover the heavy life costs. Maroun has been working as a furniture-painter for the past four years and has already ten years of experience in this domain. He has gained a fair number of clients so far. Today, he has the intention to take a youth loan 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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More information about this loan

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
  • 127
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,206,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,506.6
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Maroun to purchase new painting tools and develop his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2012
Feb 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013