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Fares is 23 years old. He’s a single man from Lebanon, a place known for its friendly and welcoming people. He’s living in a house with his only one parent and sibling. Fares and his brother cooperate together wishing to bring added income and enhance their way of living. Fares, this ambitious young man, started his own home business in 2008. His job consists of restoring computers and implementing software into them as well. He works with high professionalism and always seeks to better improve his knowledge. This is why he looks today to borrow a youth loan from Kiva Partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase a laptop for his work. Definitely, this will boost his work and facilitate his business operations. His future dreams are to be able to take bigger projects, and little by little grow as a businessman in his location.

Additional Information

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
  • 139
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,174,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Fares to purchase a laptop for his work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 6, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014