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Alaa' is a 27-year-old young man. He is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary. He also works as a painter to improve and increase his income.

Alaa' will marry soon, so he is preparing for his wedding. He wants to complete paying some of his wedding expenses such as: purchasing furniture, clothes, etc. but the amount of money he has isn't enough, so he needs to take a loan of $1,000 from FATEN. When Alaa' gets the loan, that will enable him to complete paying some of his wedding expenses. He will feel comfortable and prepare well for this occasion.

Alaa' is photographed in the picture.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,639,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Alaa' pay some of his wedding expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 1, 2011
Nov 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2013