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Hussein is a 21-year-old Lebanese single man living with his parents.

He has been working in selling and repairing electrical generators for many years. He has his own shop located in his town. He became expert in this occupation after dealing with very complicated problems. His business income is very important as it represents a necessary support for his father.

Today, he is requesting to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase new tools for his business in addition to a fair quantity of spare parts. He states that these purchases will facilitate his business operations and help him attract more customers. This is his first Kiva loan and he hopes to be able to improve his business as well as the family’s financial situation.

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
  • 85
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Hussein to purchase new tools for his business in addition to a fair quantity of spare parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014