Mahmoud is a 23-year-old single man. He has owned a beauty salon called "Abelardo" since 2008 and has eight years of experience in this field. He decided to have his own business to earn a good income.
Today, Mahmoud is requesting $1,200 to buy more tools and merchandise in order to expand and develop 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.