Saiid is a 35-year-old married man with 2 children. He owns an aluminium shop to earn income to help satisfy the needs of the family. Today, Saiid is requesting to borrow US$ 1,200 to buy new tools for his work so he can satisfy the heavy demands of the market and help increase his income.
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.