Rima is a 40-year-old Lebanese married woman living with her husband and four children who are all working. There are unified, depending on each other and grateful for what God has given them. Rima has owned a lingerie shop for the past five years. Today, she wants to borrow $2000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to enlarge her shop and buy additionA. lingerie in order to earn superior income. In the future, she plans to open new branches in different 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.