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Ali is a 24-year-old Lebanese single man. He has worked in the construction field for the past seven years. He got involved in this business at an early age in order to help his parents pay the operating costs. He works as a painter, and he is well talented at his job.

Today, and in order to improve his business, Ali seeks to purchase an electrical generator. To do so, he is applying for a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l.

He states that this generator will unquestionably let him continue his operations properly and will help him generate good profits. This is his first Kiva loan, and he hopes to be able to satisfy his clients' demands and get superior financial benefits.

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
  • 35
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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 $1,600 helped Ali to purchase an electrical generator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014