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Youssef is a 36-year-old married man. He is living with his wife and four children, who are all attending school. He is the main income provider for the family, and he works very hard to be able to handle the heavy life expenses.

Youssef has been involved in the construction field for the past ten years. He specializes in floor covering. He is well known for his original designs and decorations.

Today, Youssef is requesting a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase an electrical saw in order to be able to cut the pavers. He always seeks to present good-quality services to his clients.

Youssef works on a freelance basis and hopes to become the owner of a pavers shop in the near future.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 66
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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 $500 helped Youssef to purchase an electrical saw in order to be able to cut the pavers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 29, 2012
Jan 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013