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Bilal

Lebanon
Lebanon / Blacksmith

A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase metal supplies for his blacksmith business.


Bilal's story

Bilal is a 21-year-old Lebanese man. He’s single, living with his parents and four siblings. He, together with his father, try their best to bring added income to the family and enhance their way of living.

He has been working as a blacksmith for a few years. Despite his tough work tasks, and in order to take some responsibilities off of his father, he strives to work really hard. He wants to enlarge and grow his business, so he decided to take a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase the needed metal supplies, and carry on his work in a proper way.

Bilal wishes to get married and have children; this is the reason why he has a real need to amplify his income. He will then be able to save for his wedding, and for the future life he plans.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: March 4, 2013

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: March 4, 2013