Georges is a 40-year-old married man and the father of one young child. He has been working as a home painter for the past fifteen years and has started to take his own projects since 2000. He is the only provider of his family with his business.
Today, Georges is requesting $1,200 to acquire the proper tools for his work. The new painting tools will allow him to take on more painting projects in addition of offering a good quality of 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.