Rima is a 44-year-old married woman with one child. She has been working as a hairstylist since 2005 and has 14 years of experience in this field. Today, Rima is asking for a loan of $1,200 to buy products and materials needed to augment her business productivity.
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.