Taleb is a 27-year-old single man who lives with his parents. He has been working as a farmer since 2000. He cooperates with his five brothers to make a good income for the family. Taleb is asking for a loan of $1,000 to buy merchandise, such as fertilizer, tools, and supplies that he needs for his farm.
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.