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Ali is a 19-year-old single Lebanese man. He has been involved in the construction field since 2010. He started to work very early in order to supplement the family’s income and be able to live in good conditions. His job is specialized in painting work. Thanks to his gifted skills, friendly personality, and prompt response, he was able to build a loyal and wide clientele.

Today, Ali is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase painting tools and supplies. Ali needs to increase his earnings, and to do so he needs to be equipped with the necessary materials to well-serve customers and satisfy their demands.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 

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
  • 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 $1,000 helped Ali purchase painting tools and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2013
Aug 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014