Mohamad is a 34-year-old married man with two children. He has owned an espresso machine since 2006. Over the years, thanks to his business income, he has been able to meet his children's needs. Today, Mohamad is asking to borrow $1,000 to buy more merchandise to 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.