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Hussein is a 20-year-old Lebanese single man living with his parents and only sibling. His father is the main income source for the family, and he cooperates with him to supplement the family’s income.

Hussein has been working as a plumber since 2010. He works on his own; taking on multiple projects, and serving individuals at their domiciles whenever they are facing problems with sanitation, tubes, faucets, etc. New tools will be acquired after receiving the youth loan that he is asking for from Kiva's partner, Vitas s.a.l.

In the future, he plans to open his own shop and sell plumbing tools and supplies.

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 $600 helped Hussein to acquire new tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2014