Hanane is a 35-year-old married woman living with her husband and her young child. Since 2002, she has owned an accessories and clothes shop, where she works hard to serve the neighboring areas. Today, Hanane is requesting to borrow $1,200 to purchase merchandise for her shop.
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.