Ali is a 23-year-old single man living with his parents. In 2007, he decided to work as a builder after five years of experience in his own business. Today, Ali is requesting to borrow $1,200 to purchase more tools and materials because he plans 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.