This Kiva borrower is a 45-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and four school-age children. He has proven to be a successful entrepreneur with his computer and amusement shop. He has owned and run this business for more than two years. He has a good number of customers visiting his shop to spend an enjoying time playing with different games. In parallel, he works as a cleaning agent in his hometown’s municipality. This man works hard to satisfy his family needs and to be able to pay for his children schooling. With his loan of $800 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l, he will improve his business by purchasing sweets, snacks and drinks. He is positive about his business prospects and plans to further expand his business.
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.