Mahmoud is a 28-year-old married man with 4 children. He has owned a bakery since 1993 where he services the neighboring villages. Today, Mahmoud is requesting to borrow $800 to add new decor and renovate his bakery 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.