Taha is a 46-year-old married man with 2 children. He has owned a phone shop since 2000. Over the years, thanks to his business income, he has been able to meet his children's needs. Today, Taha is requesting a loan of $1,200 to purchase more rechargeable cards so he can increase his sales and therefore 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.