This is Hasan, a 22 year old Lebanese single man. He lives with his parents and three siblings. Despite his young age, Hasan started to work on his own in order to help his father, their one and only support, manage the family’s household expenses. Hasan is a specialist in the electrical systems of cars, specifically in car key programming. He’s a smart young man who has been involved in this profession two years ago. Today, he’s asking to borrow a youth loan from Kiva partner Ameen s.a.l to purchase new tools and supplies such as batteries, keys, etc. His keen interest in his profession will improve the way he works. This is also the reason why he would like to expand his business. He would like to increase his income to support his family more.
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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources.
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.