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This is Amani, a 27-year-old engaged woman, resident of Lebanon. She has an adorable family composed of her parents and two lovely siblings. They are all combining forces to carry on their life in a proper way despite all circumstances. At this time she decided to have her own business, hoping to take some responsibilities off of her father, their main income provider. She’s a nurse, working from home and visiting customers from time to time. At the same time, Amani works at a local hospital to be able to supplement her income.

And as she wants to better develop her business and improve her work as well, she decided to take a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase the needed nursing tools and supplies. This Kiva loan will also allow her to better serve her clients and thus improve her income by minimum of 20%. This is how she works every day to make her greatest dream a reality and have a bigger business.

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
  • 46
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Amani to purchase the needed nursing tools and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2012
Nov 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013