Sami is a 21-year-old man living in Jalala in the Bekaa valley. He is an aluminum handyman and works in several workshops. Sami won a contract for a new project, renovating a small building, and is requesting a $500 loan in order for him to buy new tools and finish the project on time.
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.