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Khalil is a 40-year-old married man from Lebanon. He is living with his wife and two children. In 2005, and in order to supplement the family’s income, he decided to start his own farming business. He cultivates all kinds of fruits and vegetables. He takes good care of his land in order to obtain good quality products and therefore satisfy his clients. Today, he is asking to for a loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase required agricultural tools and supplies, seeds and fertilizers. He states that the loan will certainly help him increase his business productivity by a fair percentage which will produce higher profits. In the future, he plans to open his own shop where he can sell his harvest and gain added profits.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Khalil to purchase required agricultural tools and supplies, seeds and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2013
May 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014