Hawraa is a 23-year-old woman living in Hay el Selloum in the Beirut suburbs. She is a home-based clothes distributor who has been in business for the past 2 years. Hawraa is now requesting a US$ 1,200 loan to purchase more merchandise for her business.
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.