This Kiva borrower is a 41-year-old married woman. She is from Lebanon, living with her husband and three young children who are attending school. She used to work with her husband who has owned a tailoring and clothing shop for the past ten years. Currently, she is the proud new owner of a gift and accessories shop which she opened in 2009. She is thankful for her new business income; it helps with the family’s finances.
Today, she is requesting to borrow $1200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase additionA. products to serve her clients better by offering new items in order to expand her profit.
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.