Fatmeh is 20-year-old engaged woman living with her parents. She has owned a baby clothing shop since 2007 at her town. Today, Fatmeh is requesting to borrow $1,200 to purchase additional clothes to increase her sales and so her 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.