Faysal owns a mini-market since 2001 in his town. He's 33 years old, married with one child. He has been able, over the years, to have a growing number of clients pass by his shop and buy all type of food products. Today, Faysal is requesting to borrow $1,200 to buy a refrigerator specialized to present the cold food products.
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.