Amale is a 47-year-old single woman living with her mother. She is the only one who takes care of her mother. She has been working as a farmer for the past 15 years. She learned this occupation from her father because her region specializes in this occupation. She cultivates all types of vegetables and she distributes her products to the market to be sold. Today, Amale is requesting a loan of $1,000 to purchase agriculturA. supplies such as seed, fertilizers and some tools to be prepared for the summer cultivation.
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.