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Abbas is a 33-year-old Lebanese married man. He lives with his wife and two school aged children at their house, which is located in one of the most beautiful villages of Lebanon. Both Abbas and his wife are managing their own household.

On a daily basis, Abbas works non-stop to provide his family with the needed income. He has been working in his own bakery for many years, and he is well known for his good place and delicious food. He has loyal customers always asking for his delightful bread.

Today, Abbas would like to borrow a loan from Kiva Partner Vitas s.a.l. to pay his childrenss school costs. He wishes to see them achieving higher educational levels. He expects a boost in his business income as he expands his business. In the near future, he has more than few ideas to grow his domain, and he is thinking of taking more Kiva loans to better support his children, especially with the great result he has obtained from his first one.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 143
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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 $1,600 helped Abbas to pay his childrens' school costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2013
Apr 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014