Diaa is a 39-year-old married man with one child. He has owned a phone shop since 1999. Today, Diaa is applying for a loan of US$ 1,200 to buy additional phones and rechargeable cards to increase his sales.
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.