Amale is a married woman with five children. She has been working as a tailor since 1988. She produces a variety of products for her clientele. Over the years, she was able to help her husband take care of the house and the needs of her children. Today, Amale is applying for a loan of $1,200 to purchase a new sewing machine.
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.