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Husain is a 54-year-old father of four daughters and two sons. He is a carpenter. Husain produces furniture in his workshop as well as doors and windows. Husain's oldest son is a Palestinian National Authority employee.

Husain took out a loan from FATEN to purchase a faster machine for cutting wood as well as a large amount of wood to produce more furniture and increase his profit.

Husain appears in the picture above in FATEN's branch in Jenin.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,632,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Husain to purchase wood and a wood cutting machine for the workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 11, 2011
Feb 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012