Hamida is a married woman of 22 years old. She got married early and she has 2 young children. Because their living situation is hard with a lot of expenses such as family expenses, schooling expenses, hospitality, etc., Hamida decided to help her husband with the household finances, so she started selling clothes from her home in 2008. And she has been able to have a good number of clients passing by her home to buy clothes. Today, Hamida is requesting to borrow US$ 800 to buy a big quantity of clothes at lower prices to make a good profit.
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.