Antoine is a 42-year-old married man and father of 3 children. Two of his children are still school-aged. He has been working as a home electrician for the past 20 years. He offers electrical services to his village and its surroundings. He works on a freelance basis, upon the request of his clients.
Today, Antoine is requesting to borrow $1,200 to buy new electrician tools and he is expecting to expand his business. He is very confident that he will be able to achieve substantial growth in the coming years as a result of the loan.
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.