Ali is a 50-year-old married man living with his three children. He has been a construction worker since 1989 with a long experience in this sector. Today, Ali is requesting to borrow $1,000 to purchase merchandise in order to develop his work and to be able to satisfy the demand of the market.
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.