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Elias is a 36-year-old married man, living with his wife and three children, all of whom attend school.

He has owned a car interior and upholestry repair shop since 2007. His job consists of repairing vehicle interiors and furniture. His wife works as a teacher and has done so for many years.

Today, Elias is asking to borrow a loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase required quantities of leather and furniture accessories in order to respond to his client’s demands and make a fair income. In the future, he is planning to open a bigger store to buy and sell additional car spare parts.

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Important Information

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Elias to purchase required quantities of leather and furniture accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2013
Apr 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013