Georgette is a 40-year-old married woman and the mother of 2 children. In 1990, she decided to help her husband in the household by working as a home-based tailor. After this long experience, Georgette is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase a new sewing machine to satisfy the needs of her customers.
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.