Salah has worked as a truck mechanic since 1998. A father of 2 young children, he works hard to provide better life conditions for the family. Over the years, he has been able to have a growing number of customers. Today, Salah is requesting to borrow $1,200 to buy new mechanic’s tools because he is planning to enlarge his business by taking on more 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.