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Ismael is a 30-year-old man from Jabalia Refugee camp in Gaza Strip. Ismael is an accountant in a textile factory in Jabalia. Ismael got married recently and even though he is an employee with a decent salary, he couldn't furnish his house. Ismael took out a loan from FATEN to purchase the furniture that the family needs.

Ismael is photographed in the picture above.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,660,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Ismael to purchase home furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2011
May 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2013