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Hani S. is a young Palestinian man, 25 years old. He works as a police officer in the Palestinain National Authority.

In addittion to his job, as his monthly salary is not enough to cover his expenses, he owns a small grocery store in his village. At this store he sells, canned food, candy, vegetables, gas cooking canisters, children toys, etc. He appears in the photo at his store.

Hani requested 1,000 USD from FATEN to buy some extra goods for his shop to increase his income.

Hani is still single and lives with his family. He hopes to save some money to build his own house and start his own family.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,032,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Hani to purchase new goods and products for his grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2009
Jan 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011