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Ahmad is a 24-year-old single man from Lebanon. Four years ago, he opened a jewelry store. His products are silvery and attract customers. In order to reinforce and strengthen his business, Ahmad is requesting to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase additional jewelry such as necklaces, earrings and bracelets. He intends to diversify his selection to attract a wider clientele. This would increase his sales and therefore his income. In the future, Ahmad looks forward to opening a new branch of his shop.

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
  • 62
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $19,546,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,503.1
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,100 helped Ahmad to purchase additional jewelry such as necklaces, earrings and bracelets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2013
Nov 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014