This Kiva borrower is a 21-year-old single man from Lebanon living with his parents and two siblings. He has been working in his own vegetable shop for the past four years. He sells all types of vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce, etc.
This young man knows how to benefit from life opportunities since at the same time, he has been working as a pet dealer for two years in order to make extra money for the family. We note that he is a hard worker running double jobs and pursuing his education at the same time.
Today, he is requesting to borrow $1000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase supplementary goods to increase his sales and thus his income. In the future, he is planning to make his shop bigger by adding more merchandise to it such as fruits, daily necessities, and dairy products .
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.