Youssef is a 27-year-old single man from Lebanon. He is living with his parents and two siblings. He owns a car repair shop and he specializes in car bodywork. He has been involved in this occupation for more than 10 years. After this long experience, he was able to gain a good number of clients asking for his repair services. He works hard and he helps his father with the household expenses. Today, he is requesting $1000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase additionA. developed tools. He’s sure that with the new equipment, he will be able to deliver his services faster.
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.