Mohamad is a 30-year-old single man. He has owned a special shop for car interiors since 2004 to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Today, Mohamad is asking for a loan of US$ 1,200 to purchase a sewing machine specialized for car interiors in order to develop his business.
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.