Hraj is a 38-year-old married man with 2 children. He has been working at selling and repairing jewelry since 1990. He learned this occupation from his grandfather when he was very young. He used to sit beside him and learn. Today, Hraj is asking to borrow US$ 700 to buy a laptop in order to help him in making jewelry designs.
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.