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Said is a 26-year-old Lebanese single man. He’s living with his parents and two siblings. His father is the main income provider of the family and he cooperates with him financially in collaboration with his siblings in order to live in better life conditions. Said has been working as a photographer since 2010. He works on his own schedule with multiple events such as weddings, parties, concerts and many other special occasions. He works with high proficiency and he is well recognized in his town and its surrounding.

Today, he’s applying for a youth loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase the needed quantity of photo albums and other required products such as frames, etc. One of his greatest dreams is to have a photography shop of his own since through this opportunity he will be able to grow his business which will return higher profits to him.

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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
  • 86
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,500.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Said to purchase the needed quantity of photo albums and other required products such as frames, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2012
Jun 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013