Hasan is a forty-five-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife and four school-aged children. In order to live properly and be able to pay his children’s educational fees, Hasan works hard and nonstop. He’s an independent constructor specialized in floor covering and has been working in this domain since 1995.
Today, he needs to borrow a loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase new construction tools for his business. He notes that this will facilitate his work and let him take on more projects without facing problems. In the future, he plans to renew his tools and take on bigger projects.
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.