Loukman is a single man living with his parents. He's 19 years old. In 2006, he opened his own business in carpentry to earn his own income and help his family. Today, Loukman is asking for a loan of US$ 1,000 to buy merchandise such as wood, etc. to produce a variety of products and satisfy the requirements of his 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.