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Mohammad is a 20-year-old Lebanese single man who lives with his parents and three siblings two of whom are working. He was helping his father with covering their expenses. Mohammad opened his own bakery in 2009. He’s well known for his delicious food. Today, he wants to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase added raw materials for his bakery such as salt, flour and many other items. He notes that this will improve his work which allow him attract more clients. In the future, Mohammad plans to renovate and expand his bakery.

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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. 

Important Information

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
  • 52
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,320,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Mohammad to purchase added raw materials for his bakery such as salt, flour and many other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 23, 2013