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Hussein is a 28-year-old married man living with his wife. He is from Lebanon. He started his career at a young age working in the construction field specifically as a painter. Twelve years of work has given him a lot of experience in this occupation and allowed him to becom very talented and qualified. He works on a freelance basis sticking with multiple projects. On overloaded days, a part-timer helps him complete the tasks.

With his requested youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l., he will improve his operations by renewing his tools. Hussein is very optimistic, ambitious and seeks the best. He has a future plan which consists of opening his own office as soon as possible in order to expand his business by dealing with construction entrepreneurs and gain higher income to better support his wife.

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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
  • 32
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,527,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Hussein to improve his operations by renewing his tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013