Note: Based on the political and social challenges of Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes of this entrepreneur have been altered to protect him or her (i.e. blocking out portions of the entrepreneur in his/her picture, not disclosing his/her location and name, etc.). Ameen s.a.l. appreciates Kiva lenders' understanding of these challenges and encourages lenders to continue their support for Lebanon's borrowers.
This borrower from Lebanon is a 30-year old single man who lives with his parents and one sibling. He and two members of his family work to generate income for their household.
The borrower has five years of experience working as a van driver and has owned his van since 2007. He has been a client of Kiva partner, Ameen, for several years and this loan will be his second Kiva loan. He was able to complete the remaining payments of his first loan early and is now requesting a loan of $1,200 so he can buy a new engine for his van.
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.