Ahmad is a 27-year-old married man with one young child. He has owned a signboard shop in his town since 2004. Over time, he has become well known in his village and its surroundings. Today Ahmad requests a loan of $1,200 to buy more inventory and tools to continue to cater to his clients.
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.