Leila is a 48-year-old married woman who has four children. She works as a tailor since 2000 to help her husband in the household. Today, Leila is asking for a loan of $1,000 to purchase textiles and to make maintenance for the sewing machine in order to be able to serve 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.