Mahmoud is a 49 year old married man and the father of 4 children. He works in the house construction business and is the sole support for his family. He has been involved in this industry for more than 25 years. Today, Mahmoud is requesting a loan of $1,200 US to purchase wood in order to increase his business productivity.
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.