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Dalia is a 29-year-old Lebanese single woman. She lives with her parents and three siblings. One of them is working. Her father is the one taking care of the family. He strives to work really hard to satisfy their needs. As for Dalia, she started her own business at an early age. She opened her own recharge card shop in 2010 and still has it. She is a wholesaler. Her job consists of buying big quantities of recharge cards and then selling them to the neighboring shops. Today, she is asking for a youth loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase the quantity of cards she needs. She confirms that this Kiva loan will certainly boost her sales and thus her profits. Dalia is trying to benefit from her sales increase during the summer because of the he number of tourists visiting the country.

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
  • 36
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,507.5
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Dalia to purchase recharge cards.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013