Marwan is a 25-year-old single man. He has owned a hunting-equipment shop since 2004 to earn income to achieve better living conditions. Today, Marwan is requesting to borrow $1,200 to purchase special clothes to increase his sales and also 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.