Ahmad is a 23-year-old married man. He has been the owner of a barber shop since 2005, after 10 years of experience in this field. With his new business, he has been able to earn a good income and get married. Now, Ahmad is applying for a loan of $1,000 to purchase new chairs for his salon and add some modifications to attract more clients.
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.