Andre is a 49-year-old married man. He has two dependent children. He has been working for the past 10 years as a builder doing home projects. He works on a freelance basis and through some entrepreneurs. He also offers painting services to his customers. He has a good demand for his work because over the years, he earned a good reputation.
Today Andre is requesting to borrow $1,200 to buy more construction supplies and purchase bigger and more technically advanced tools to pursue more projects and make a good income for his family.
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.