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Ali is a 23-year-old single man from Lebanon. Four years ago, he got involved in the construction field. His job consists of completing landscape work. He works on a freelance basis, doing projects as well as working with individuals.

As Ali is a hardworking young man; he serves customers wherever they are located.

He reports that he struggles to get to customers, and that’s why he is asking today for a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l., as he wants to buy a minivan. He notes that the minivan will definitely ease his transportation, and even will allow him to reach a wider clientele and therefore earn a higher income.

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
  • 143
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $18,215,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,508.3
    Lebanon Pounds (LBP) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,175 helped Ali to buy a minivan.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2013
Dec 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 7, 2014