Nidal is a 40-year-old single woman. She has owned a tailor shop since 2007, with 15 years of previous experience in this field. She works to earn a good income and help her father in the household. Today, Nidal is requesting to borrow US$ 1,200 to purchase merchandise to attract more clients to her shop.
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.