Maysour is a 32-year-old married man living with his wife and three children who are still attending school. His wife, who has worked as a female hairdresser since 2005 receiving clients at her home, helps him with the household expenses. As for Maysour, he has been working as a taxi driver since 2002 transporting customers wherever they want. Today, he’s asking to borrow $1,000 from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to renew his car's engine and increase its safety features. In the future, he plans to purchase another car and hire an employee to work on his behalf.
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.