Mahmoud is a 28-year-old engaged man. He has owned a phone shop called "Mahmoud Groupe" since 2007 where he buys and repair phones. Today, Mahmoud is requesting to borrow $1,200 to add new decor and renovate his shop in order to attract more clients and increase his 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.