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Yazan is a 25-year-old single man. He is a bank employee. Yazan lives with his parents in the family house, and he wants to pay for repairs such as painting and changing windows and doors. However, his salary is not enough to cover all of these expenses. He is requesting a 3,000 USD youth loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of repairing the family house and improving its condition. This will provide the family with better living conditions. Yazan is photographed in FATEN branch.

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More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 29
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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 $3,000 helped Yazan to pay for repairs to the family house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2012
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013