Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Marie is a 34-year-old Lebanese married woman living with her husband and one school aged child. Marie faced bad circumstances and has lived in unpleasant financial conditions. This is why she decided to support her husband, their main income provider, in order to improve the family’s way of living. So in 2000, she started to work as a beautician. She’s a freelancer visiting customers wherever they are located to provide them with her high-quality beauty services. In parallel, she also works as beauty products saleswoman. Today, she is requesting a loan from Kiva’s partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase beauty products and cosmetics so that she can improve her business operations and be current with the new fashions. In the future, she plans to open her own beauty salon.

Additional Information

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
  • 141
    View loans »
    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,174,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,504.0
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Marie to purchase beauty products and cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014