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Narimane is a 29-year-old Lebanese single woman living with her parents. She strives to work really hard to help her family with the expenses. She has been working as a beautician from her home since 2006. She’s a reputable person and ladies visit her from all over the neighboring villages.

Today, she wants to take out a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase new cosmetics and beauty supplies. This loan will increase her sales therefore her profits thus her revenues. In the future, she plans to open her own beauty salon.

Additional Information

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
  • 86
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,267,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Narimane to purchase new cosmetics and beauty supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013