Roudayna is a 30-year-old married woman with three children, living in Rachaya in the Bekaa valley. She used to sell accessories at home, and five years ago she opened her own shop. Today, Roudayna is asking for $1,200 in order to increase her inventory and her profit.
Due to political and social challenges in Lebanon, personally identifiable attributes of this entrepreneur 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.