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Ali is a 21-year-old Lebanese man who is engaged. He lives with his parent and two siblings, one of whom is working. Ali and his brother are responsible for covering their family's costs and expenses.

Ali started his own business at an earlier age. He has owned an internet café since 2009.

Today, Ali is requesting to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to renovate his shop and purchase a new computer. This Kiva loan will boost his work and thus his profits. In the future, he plans to enlarge his shop and add more computers to it.

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
  • 73
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,506.6
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Ali to renovate his shop and purchase a new computer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013