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Nidal is a 49-year-old man. He is married with eight sons. For the past 13 years, Nidal has run a cafe which offers hot drinks like tea and coffee, in addition to a pool table to entertain customers. This has been a profitable project, but not enough to cover all the family's costs.

Nidal is requesting a 2,000 USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of purchasing new chairs and tables and another pool table in order to improve the cafe's condition. This will be more attractive to customers and therefore increase sales and improve the family's income.

Nidal is pictured in his cafe.

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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 $2,000 helped Nidal to purchase new chairs and tables and an additional pool table for his cafe.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2012
Mar 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 22, 2013