Nawal is a married woman with 5 children. She has been working hard, as a tailor, since 1990 to satisfy the heavy demands of her family. Today, Nawal is applying for a loan of $1,000. With her loan she will buy a new sewing machine to expand her business and to develop her work.
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.