Maher is a 27 year old single man who lives with his parents. He has owned a bus since 2001 and uses it to serve the neighboring villages. Thanks to his business income, he has been able to satisfy his life's needs. Today, Maher is applying for a loan of $1,000 US to perform maintenance on his bus in order to successfully continue his work and make a good 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.