Hussein is a 42-year-old married man and lives in A. Ouzai in the Beirut suburbs. He is a car mechanic, and he opened his shop in 1991. To further improve his services, Hussein is asking for $1,000 to buy new tools and machinery.
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.