Mohamad is a 31-year-old man living with his wife and two children. He has owned a vegetable shop since 2005, which has helped him to live in good conditions. Today, he is requesting to borrow $1,000 to purchase merchandise to increase his sales.
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.