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Mohammad is a 33-year-old young man. He is married and has five sons and three daughters. He is a taxi driver. This taxi business is the only source of income for his family.

Mohammad wants to purchase a new engine for the taxi he owns and drives in order to increase the taxi's efficiency, but the amount of money he has isn't enough, so he needs to take a loan in the amount of $1,500 from FATEN. When Mohammad gets the loan, he will be able to purchase a new engine for his taxi. This will enable him to work extra hours and increase his income and enable him to provide better living conditions to his family.

Mohammad is photographed next to his taxi.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,470,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Mohammad buy a new engine for his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013