Ali is 40 years old, married and has three children. He has worked as a farmer since 1990. Over the years, thanks to his hard work and the income produced by his farm, he has been able to meet his children's needs. Today, Ali is asking to borrow $500 to buy the farming supplies he needs to care for his farm and grow more crops.
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.