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Dalal is a 28-year-old single Lebanese woman. She lives with her parents and two working siblings. She and her father manage the family’s expenses alongside the large support of her siblings.

Dalal works very hard in order to bring additional income to her family. She has been working as a beautician for five years. She has a fair number of loyal customers who request her services. In order to avoid rent expenses, she decided to start working from home where many customers from her community visit her to obtain her services at low prices.

Today, she is requesting a youth loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l so that she can expand her product offerings and buy new beauty supplies. She would like to earn greater income and she believes that the loan will help her achieve her goals. One of her greatest dreams is to get married and have children; she’s working hard in order save for her wedding.

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
  • 132
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,176,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,500.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Dalal to expand her product offerings and to buy new beauty supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 2, 2012
Jul 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 22, 2013