Ahmad has worked as a fisherman for the past 20 years. He's 44 years old and really likes his job. Today, Ahmad is asking to borrow $1,000 to buy special fishing tools and appliances in order to expand his business. He hopes to fish more and sell more fish to make a good 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.