This Kiva borrower is a 31-year-old married woman from Lebanon. She is living with her husband and three school-age children. She has owned a small shop for the past five years where she offers her clients all beauty services such as make-up. In addition, she sells different beauty products. Her products are fabricated with premium components and she even offers her clients testers before any purchases to make sure that the products are 100 % clean and don’t cause infections or allergies. Today, she is requesting to borrow $1,200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase additional products in order to increase her sales and her income. She is very positive about the future of her business.
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.