Mohamad is a 49-year-old married man with seven children, four of whom are unemployed. He has been working as a building contractor since 1974. Because of his experience, he has become very well-known in the whole region. Today, Mohamad is requesting $600 to buy wood to improve the quality of his construction projects.
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.