Hussein is a 46-year-old married man who lives with his wife and 4 children. Four months ago, he decided to open a vegetable shop using his 10 years of experience in this field. Hussein is applying for a loan of $1,000 to buy more merchandise so he can increase his sales and income.
Due to political and social challenges in Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes of this entrepreneur 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.