Nehmat is a 35-year-old married woman. A mother of one young child, she opened a small business to earn income to help met her family's needs in collaboration with her husband. In 2008, she opened a roastery in her town selling all types of nuts, coffee, sweets, etc., and her new job developed automatically.
Today, Nehmat requested to borrow $900 because she wants to buy additionA. merchandise for her shop to meet her clients’ demands and because she wants to keep up the level of services she offers to her clients.
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.