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Hussein is a 42-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and four school-aged children. He is the one responsible for covering their heavy expenses and paying their study fees. Hussein decided to take on his own his family responsibilities and start his own business. For this reason, he opened his own butchery and bakery in 2006.

Today, Hussein is seeking a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase a generator for his business. With a generator, he will be able to facilitate his business and augment his sales. In the future, he plans to raise cattle and start his own dairy products trading business.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 78
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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 $1,300 helped Hussein to purchase a generator for his butchery and bakery business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013