Nawal is a single woman living with her parents. She works as a private teacher since 1989 to provide, along with her sister, better living conditions for the family. Today, Nawal is requesting a loan of $900 to purchase an encyclopedia for her work.
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.