Hussein is a 27-year-old married man living with his wife and two children. He has been working as a car mechanic since 2005 and has worked for 10 years. Despite his young age, he works thoughtfully to offer a worthy and respectful life to his family. Today, he is requesting a loan of $1,200 from Kiva's partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase mechanical tools to improve his business thus his effectiveness. In the future, he plans to expand his business into other areas.
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.