Mohamad has been a carpenter since 1999, distributing his products to clients upon request. He is a 43-year-old single man living with his parents and six brothers. Today, Mohamad is requesting a loan of $1,200 to buy additional wood to make more products in order to satisfy the heavy demand of the market.
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.