Hachem is a 47-year-old Lebanese man. He’s married and living with his wife and four children. Two of the children are working and the others are still attending school.
Hachem states that he has to work really hard to be able to have a good life. Hachem started to work in car trading in 2010, and he’s really satisfied for what he has attained so far. In addition, he has been working in a local company since 1990. Today, he’s looking to take a loan from kiva partner, Ameen s.a.l, to purchase extra used cars in order to respond rapidly to his customers’ demands and, therefore, to increase his revenues. In the future, he plans to open his own car showroom.
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.