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Hussein is a 21-year-old Lebanese single man. He is an ambitious man who started to work in the construction field in 2009. His job consists of placing pavers. Despite his young age, during these two years Hussein has been able to prove his competence by working efficiently. Today, and to facilitate his work, he is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase construction equipment. As for his future plans, Hussein seeks to be the owner of a proper office where he will make agreements with qualified construction entrepreneurs.

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
  • 42
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,495,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Hussein to purchase construction equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2013
Oct 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014