Bassem has worked in construction for the past 12 years. He started in this field when he was very young, as soon as he finished school. He's now 30 years old and the father of one child.
Bassem is grateful for his business, because it allows him to have a good life. Today, Bassem is requesting a loan $1,000 to buy the lumber that he needs to manage a large construction project.
Due to political and social challenges in Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes of this entrepreneur 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.