This Kiva borrower is a 46-year-old married man from Lebanon. He lives with his wife and two children. He has worked in the agriculture field since 2005. His specializes in cultivating the land with an agriculture tractor. From the time he started his work, he began to build his experience in the same occupation. He is the only income source in his family. He has obtained his first Kiva loan and he was a very good client with on time payments during the long term.
Today, he is requesting to borrow $1,500 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to perform some maintenance to his tractor to make his work faster so he can deal with more customers and, thus, increase his productivity and his profitability.
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.