This Kiva borrower is a 50-year-old married woman living with her husband and two children. She is from Lebanon. She established 25 years ago a tailoring business in her home. With this large experience, she became well known in her town and its surroundings. She produces women's clothes such as robes and skirts and delivers her products to the clothing stores she deals with. She helps her husband with the household expenses. Today, she is requesting to borrow $1,000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase textiles and pearls in order to expand her business operation and earn more profit. This will be her second Kiva 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.