Mahdi is a 46-year-old married man and father of three children. Since 2000, He has been working in construction and architecture. Today, Mahdi is applying for a loan of $1,200 to buy additional tools for his work so he can satisfy the heavy demands of the market and help increase his income.
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.