Abbas is a 25-year-old single man. Since 2007, he has been working in design and construction with his father to provide for the family's needs. Today, Abbas is asking for a loan of $1,000 to buy wood for the business.
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.