Rami is a 19-year-old single man, living in in A. Msharafieh in the Beirut suburbs. He is an employee in a ventilation and air conditioning company in addition to home-based tailoring. Today he wants to borrow US$ 1,000 in order to buy additionA. tools and equipment for the tailoring business.
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.