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Hawraa is a 23-year-old single woman. She is from Lebanon and has owned a clothes shop since 2009. She has six years of experience working in selling clothes. Today, she is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase a new winter clothes collection and be able to increase her profits by large percentages. She is very positive about her future and wishes to expand her operation by opening a shoe shop next to her existing store.

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
  • 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 $1,800 helped Hawraa to purchase a new winter clothes collection.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2013
Oct 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2014