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Jihad is 20 years old, single and earns a living by selling beverages such as tea, coffee and orange and lemon juice. He carries these beverages in a large copper jug and sells most of his drinks at weddings and other big events. He would like to expand his business because the demand for his products is high. He is applying for this loan to buy additional jugs because this will allow him to increase sales, improve his living conditions and enjoy a more promising future. In the photo we see Jihad with a jug on his back.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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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 $1,500 helped Jihad to buy more jugs for holding beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2012
Jan 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 22, 2013