Rita is a 26-year-old divorced woman living with her parents. She has been working as a hairdresser since 2001, servicing neighboring villages. Today, Rita is wanting to borrow $1,200 to buy tools and a vapor machine to satisfy the demands of her 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.