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Ibtisam is a 33-year-old married woman from Lebanon, a place known for its friendly and welcoming people. She’s living in a house with her husband and one child. She, with the cooperation of her husband, wishes to bring added income and enhance their way of living. As for her husband, he’s a barber and has owned a shop for ten years. Ibtisam works in restoring and implementing software into computers. She works with high professionalism and always seeks to better improve her knowledge.

This is why she looks today to borrow a loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase a laptop for her occupation. Definitely, this will boost her work and facilitate her business operations. In the near future, a shop for her will be the best way to gain added clients and build an excellent future career.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,495,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Ibtisam to purchase a laptop for her occupation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2012
Sep 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013