Hatem is a 34-year-old married man and the father of three young children. He has been working in concrete sales since 1998 and has 20 years of experience in this field. Today, Hatem is applying for a loan of $1,000 to buy additional supplies for his work and to satisfy the needs of his 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.