Hasan is a 40-year-old Lebanese married man. He’s living with his wife and five school-aged children. He’s doing his best to be able to offer them a respectable life. He opened his own car spare parts business in 1995, where he sells good quality items. Today, he’s looking for a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase additional car spare parts for his business. He notes that this will boost his sales and allow him to earn superior income. In the future, he plans to open his own car show room.
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.