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Faten is a 37-year-old married woman with five children, living in Bourj Barajneh. To help her husband with the household expenses, she started working as a home-based hair dresser 10 years ago. Today, Faten wants to expand her small business by adding new services. Faten is asking for $700 to help her with this endeavor.

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About Lebanon

  • $15,800
    Average annual income
  • 135
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  • $18,174,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Faten buy new hair-dressing equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2009
Jan 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010