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Total loan: $2,000
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Charbel

Lebanon
Lebanon / Electrician

A loan of $2,000 helped to purchase a car in order to facilitate transportation to his clients' homes.


Charbel's story

Charbel is a 43-year-old Lebanese man. He lives with his wife and three children in their modest house located in a beautiful Lebanese village. Two of his children are still attending school while the other has started to work. Charbel has spent the last 13 years working as a home electrician. He works independently on a freelance basis. Charbel has always wanted to better develop his business and improve his work, but he has never had enough income. For that reason, he decided to take a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase a car in order to facilitate transportation to his clients' homes. He says that this loan will help him take on more projects, increasing his income by 15 per cent. In the future, he wishes to open his own electrical equipment shop in order to continue to meet his family's needs.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: July 31, 2012

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: July 31, 2012