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Sulieman is a 54-year-old man. He is married with one son and one daughter. He has one source of income from driving a taxi and another from his cafe, the project he has to increase his income. Sulieman wants to improve his cafe by purchasing more tables and chairs and new serving equipment, such as cups for tea and coffee and trays. However the amount of money he has isn't enough to pay for these improvements, so he needs to take out a loan of $2000 from FATEN.

When Sulieman gets the loan, which is repaid on a monthly basis, he will be able to purchase all the tables, chairs and new serving equipment he needs to improve his cafe and the quality of service. This will increase the number of customers he serves and also his income, in order for him to be able to provide the family with better living conditions. Sulieman is photographed in his cafe.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 35
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,439,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Sulieman to improve his cafe by purchasing more tables and chairs and new serving equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 5, 2011
Nov 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 22, 2012