About Us

Who we are?

"Vitas s.a.l"  the pioneering microcredit institution was founded  in 1999 and became in 2011 part of "Vitas Group", a global network of microfinance institutions operating in Lebanon, Jordan and Romania, with affiliates in Iraq, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, Bosnia, Colombia and Ghana. "Vitas s.a.l” was the first Lebanese microfinance Institution to be registered and subject to the supervision of the central bank as a non-bank financial institution in 2007. “Vitas s.a.l” seeks to provide financial products and services to meet the needs of customers, foster the long-term development of individuals, their businesses, their families and the communities in which they live. In the light of this mission, Vitas persevered to provide its services to the Lebanese communities for the past sixteen years, with the utmost commitment to transparency and high-quality service to its customers. This commitment enabled vitas to serve thousands of clients through more than 60 branches of local bank partners, as well as its own regional branches, expanding its outreach to cover the entire Lebanese territories.

To provide financial products and services that respond to our client’s needs and foster the long-term development of individuals, their businesses, their families and the communities in which they live.

All people with a desire and capacity to improve their lives should have access to the financial services they need to help them realize their potential and become full social and economic participants in their communities.

History

Started in 1999 as “Ameen” a micro credit program created by Global Communities; in 2003 the program evolved to become “Ameen s.a.l” a Lebanese joint stock company.  In 2007, the company registered with the Central Bank of Lebanon under registry number 49 becoming the first microfinance institution operating as a regulated non-bank Finance Institution in Lebanon. In November 2012 the company rebranded to vitas s.a.l upon becoming a subsidiary of “Vitas Group”.

Vitas s.a.l is one of the largest microfinance providers in Lebanon, servicing its clients across the country both directly as well as in partnership with local Lebanese banks

 

 

 

 

 

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BDL Registration

Vitas s.a.l registered in 2007 with the Central Bank of Lebanon (BDL) under number 49 to become the first Lebanese financial institution specialized in Microfinance.