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Taha is a 24-year-old Lebanese man. He’s single and living with his parents. He combines forces with his father to be able to cover their expenses. He’s a great man who loves his family and really cares to offer them a proper life. He works nonstop, on his own. He has been working as a plumber for five years. He’s an honest man and above all punctual, which make his customers loyal to him. Today, he’s asking for a youth loan from Kiva Partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase added plumbing tools for his business. This Kiva loan will facilitate his business operations and allow him to start his new project properly. Life is hard for people like Taha; this is why he needs to work nonstop so that he can build his own future and at the same time offer his parents a good way of living.

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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
  • 48
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,466,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Taha to purchase plumbing tools for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2012
Jan 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013