Rana is a 33-year-old divorced woman. She has been working as a hairdresser since 2003 to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Today, Rana is asking for a loan of $1,200 to purchase more cosmetics and beauty products in order to be in requisition of her 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.