Since 2000, Mourad has owned and operated a computer shop in his town. He proudly explains that students visit his shop to do research and that the local children also like to play games at his shop. Currently, Mourad is seeking a loan in the amount of $700 to buy internet cards and new game programs to attract more customers.
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.