This Kiva borrower is a 32-year-old married man living with his wife. He has been working in flooring since 2002, and he is specialized in floor polishing. He has been involved in this occupation for almost eleven years. He also installs glass windows as his secondary occupation. It is very common in Lebanon to have two jobs to be able to cover the increasing costs of food, housing, and other family expenses.
Today, he is requesting to borrow US$ 1200 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase a new polishing machine specialized in crystallizing the floor and making it shinier.
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.