Hanane is a 35-year-old married woman with two young children. She has owned an accessories and gadgets shop since 2007. She works hard with her husband to make a good income in order to continue her children's education. Today, Hanane is asking for a loan of $1,200 to increase her inventory and enlarge her business.
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.