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Ali is a 29-year-old married man living with his wife and only one child. After gaining many years of experience in his present occupation, he was able to open his own barbershop almost five years ago. He also got his wife’s support, especially after facing bad financial situations. She works in a travel agency.

Due to his good business reputation, he was capable of building up a clientele of a good number of loyal customers. With his requested youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l, he will purchase shaving equipment and supplies, in addition to renovating his shop’s interior. In that way, he will satisfy his customers' demand and serve them with excellence. He is positive about his business prospects and plans to open a new branch of his shop in the coming years.

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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
  • 39
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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 Ali to purchase shaving equipment and supplies in addition to renovating his shop’s interior.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 29, 2012
Jan 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014