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Hasan is a 20-year-old Lebanese single man living with his parents. He also has three siblings. Hasan is doing the best he can to support his family and offer them a fair way of living. Hasan works to provide some help to his father who’s the family's main income provider. He has been working as a car painter since 2010 and has his own garage. Today, he’s requesting a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to enlarge his garage and buy a minivan for his business. In that way, he will be able to transport his tools easily. In the future, he plans to open a bigger garage where he can serve more clients.

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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
  • 51
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,503.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Hasan to enlarge his garage and buy a minivan for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2012
May 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013