Zahi is a 29-year-old single man who lives with his three brothers and sisters. After the death of his parents, he became the sole provider for his family. He has worked as a farmer for the past 15 years. Zahi is collaborating with an agriculturA. market to which he distributes his harvested vegetables. Today, Zahi is requesting to borrow $1,000 USD to buy seeds and fertilizers that he needs for the summer cultivation.
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.