Ahmad is a 44-year old man living with his wife and four children. In 1990 he bought a piece of land and made it into a parking lot to make money to be able to feed his children. Today, Ahmad is requesting to borrow $1,200 in order to fix the land by covering it with new cement.
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.