Fadi has been working as a fisherman since 1999. He is a 33 year old single man. He works hard in collaboration with his father to provide better living conditions for his mother and four brothers. Today, Fadi is asking for a loan of $800 to perform maintenance on his boat motor and buy more tools to better satisfy the needs of his 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.