Bernadette is a married woman and the mother of two children. She works as a beautician providing beauty services to the ladies in her town. Today, Bernadette is asking for a loan of $1,200 to buy a laser machine in order provide this service to 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.