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Hasan is a 20-year-old Lebanese single man living with his parents. He owns a café in his town where he welcomes customers from different areas and villages to rest and enjoy their time. He also possesses computers in his café on which people can play games and have fun. He has one full-time employee who benefits from a sufficient salary which helps him improve his way of living. Hasan cooperates financially with his father who owns a car repair shop so as to be able to pay the high costs of living. With his youth loan requested from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l, he will increase his inventory of goods, raw materials and supplies in order to increase his business productivity and therefore his profits. In the future, he plans to expand his business and add a corner into his café where he will start to serve food plates and sandwiches.

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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
  • 47
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,472,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Hasan to increase his inventory of goods, raw materials and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013