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Jamal is a 46-year-old man. He is married and has two sons and one daughter. As a municipality employee, he receives a decent salary, but he also has two other ventures, selling vintage home appliances and a chicken shop. These two side projects are another source of income for the family. Jamal wants to improve his two ventures by purchasing more vintage home appliances for sale as well as more chickens for his shop. He needs to take out a loan in the amount of $2,000 from FATEN and combine it with the amount he has to cover the full price. When Jamal gets the loan, which is repaid on a monthly basis, he will be able to make the payment and improve his work on the two side projects. He will have a better collection of vintage home appliances for sale and higher quantities of chickens for sale. This way he will increase his income and his family will live in better conditions. Jamal is photographed in the picture.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,491,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Jamal to purchase more vintage home appliances and more chickens for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013