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A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase a large quantity of foodstuffs and groceries.


Aref's story

Aref is a 30-year-old, single man from Lebanon. He lives with his parents and three siblings.



To earn a living, he owns and operates a small shop in his town. At his shop, he sells food provisions and water.



With the requested youth loan proceeds from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l, he would like to purchase a large quantity of foodstuffs and groceries to increase his business sales and thus his income. Aref is very positive and hopes to save as much money as possible because he plans to get married and has to afford the wedding expenses.



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