Mostapha K. is a 26-year-old single man living in Katarmaya, in Mount Lebanon. He started working with his father at the age of 16 in scrap car parts. Today, Mostapha owns his own business, He wants to borrow $1,200 in order to increase his inventory.
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.