Khaled is a 40 year old married man and father of 3 children. He has owned a butcher shop since 2007 and has 15 years of experience in this field. Today, Khaled is requesting to borrow $1,000 to buy a new machine for his shop in order to better satisfy the needs of his clients.
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.