Ahmad is a 27-year-old single man living with his mother. He has owned a phone shop since 2002 where he sells and repairs all kind of mobiles phones in addition to buying rechargeable phone cards. Thanks to his business income, he has been able to meet his mother's needs.
Today, Ahmad is requesting $1,200 to buy the new phone models available in the market and phone cards in order to increase his sales and so his income.
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.