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Radwan is a 53-year-old Lebanese man who is married to Fatima. He lives with her and their four children, three of whom are attending school while the other one just started working.

Radwan is trying his best to build a good future for his family. He’s responsible for covering his children’s study fees as well as all the heavy life expenses.

Since 2000, he has been working in the construction field. He works on a freelance basis and has more than a few projects to accomplish.

Today, Radwan intends to borrow a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase new tools and construction supplies for his business. In this way, he will be able to start his new projects properly. Also, this Kiva loan will help him accomplish his work in a very short period of time. Radwan is an ambitious man who seeks better life conditions.

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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 $1,100 helped Radwan to purchase new tools and construction supplies for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013