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Sami is a thirty-one-year-old married man, from Gaza. Sami lives with his wife and six children. He is a well-known carpenter who has been in his business for about ten years.

He hopes that thanks to this this loan he will be able to improve the condition of his store by buying new machines and equipment. He believes this will increase his income as well.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,415,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Sami to buy new machines and equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 5, 2012
Jan 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014