Jamal is a 43-year-old Lebanese married woman who lives with her husband and three children who are still attending school. She collaborates with her husband to fulfill the family’s needs. Her husband is an employee at a local company. As for her, she started her business from home in 2000. She makes handicrafts and embroidery. Her customers are very satisfied with her good products and the prices.
Today, she is requesting to borrow a loan from Kiva’s partner, Vitas s.a.l., to buy a new collection of textiles and some needed tools. She states that she really needs this loan to enhance her work and offer her clients a big variety of handicraft; therefore, she will be able to pay the expensive school fees and support her husband.
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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.