Rania is a 30-year-old married woman with three children, living in Shiah-Beirut. Four years ago, Rania started a new innovative business producing souvenirs and patchwork for new born babies. Her business flourished over the years, and her clientele grew. Today, Rania is asking for $1,000 to allow her to introduce new and fresh ideas to her customers.
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.