Iyad is a 36-year-old single man living with his mother and sister. He helps his mother with the family expenses after the death of his father.
Iyad has owned a carpentry shop for the past eight years and produces all types of wood products upon request of his clients. Today, Iyad is requesting $1,000 to purchase additional wood to be able to present a variety of products to his customers and to increase his income.
Iyad is certain that, with the help of the loan requested, he will be able to develop his business in the coming years.
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.