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Jihad is a 50-year-old Lebanese married man. He lives with his wife and two children, who are both studying. He’s seeking to cover his family expenses and offer them a fair way of living.

Jihad is a civil engineer and has opened his own office in 2011. He has sixteen years of experience in the engineering field. Today, he is requesting to borrow a loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase a new laptop in addition to some architectural tools. He notes that this will speed up his work and facilitate it as well. In the future, he plans to take on bigger projects and increase his earnings.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,500.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,900 helped Jihad buy a laptop and architectural tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2012
Feb 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013