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Carlos is a 25-year-old Lebanese married man who lives with his wife and two children. He really wishes to offer a suitable life to his family, especially his children, and for this reason he’s working nonstop to be able improve their way of living. He has been working in tailoring and installing curtains since 2008 and has his own factory. Today, he wants to take out a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase additional textiles and materials for his business. He notes that this will develop his work thus his productivity. In the future, he plans to open his own curtain shop.

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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
  • 89
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,100 helped Carlos to purchase additional textiles and materials for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013