Ali is a 25-year-old Lebanese single man living with his parents and six siblings. Over the years, he has had good experience working as a painter. He works in his town with multiple projects and also works upon customer’s requests. Ali was capable of gaining a fair number of clients. He works in collaboration with his brothers to provide better living conditions for the family. Today, he is asking for a youth loan from Kiva partner Vitas s.a.l to purchase scaffolding for his business. He needs to be prepared to satisfy the clients and build a good business reputation. In the future, he hopes to take multiple construction projects in order to further expand his business operations.
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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.