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Mahmoud is a young man working as a policeman in the Palestinian National Authority. He takes home a monthly salary of 470 USD. He currently lives with his family: his father, who is a daily paid worker, his mother and his brother. Jamal appears in the photo at the FATEN office in Tulkarem.

Mahmoud applied to FATEN to receive a loan of 2,000 USD in order to buy his brother a computer as his brother is studying in the university. Part of the loan will also be used to obtain a license to start building his own house since he plans to get married in a couple of years.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 64
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,012,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Mahmoud to buy his brother a computer and to get a licence to build a new house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 21, 2009
Nov 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012