Ali has been working as a farmer since 2003 and has 15 years of experience in this field. He is a 47-year-old married man and has ten children. Today, Ali is asking for a loan of $1,200 to purchase additional agricultural equipment in order to expand his 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.