Jassem is a 38-year-old married man and father of 3 children. He has been working as a constructor since 2001 to earn income and provide better life conditions to his family. Today, Jassem is applying for a loan of $1,000 to renovate his business tools.
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.