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Ibrahim is a 43-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and three children, who are all attending school. With his family’s support, Ibrahim is capable of managing the house expenses and live a proper life. Despite all the difficulties that he faced, he was courageous and not afraid to take on his whole family's responsibilities.

He started to work as a painter in year 2000 and still works on a free-lance basis. He’s expert in his field and knows very well how to deal with his clients. Today, he’s requesting to borrow a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase added painting tools for his business in order to be able to handle his new project. This Kiva loan will open a new door for him to take bigger projects and increase his productivity by 30%. In the future, he plans to open his own painting shop.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 37
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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 $1,600 helped Ibrahim to purchase added painting tools for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013