Saiid is a 35-year-old married man and father of 4 children. He has been working as a furniture maker for the past 15 years. Over the years, thanks to his business income, he has been able to meet his children's needs. Today, Saiid is applying for a loan of US$ 1,200 to buy necessary merchandise for his shop to develop his 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.