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Bahaa is a 28-year-old married man from Nablus who lives with his wife and four children, one of whom has recently entered school. Formerly working with his brother in cosmetics, Bahaa eventually decided that he would like to work on his own. After he took leadership training which taught him how to be independent and responsible, he opened his own barbershop in 2002. Bahaa hopes through this loan to buy a skin-cleaning machine which will bring him more customers, and he aspires to open a barbershop near AlNajah Academy in the future.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 68
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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 $3,000 helped Bahaa to buy a skin-cleaning machine which will bring him more customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2010
Mar 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 26, 2011