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Faysal is a 47-year-old man who is married with three sons and four daughters. His eldest son holds a barber certification and helps him in his shop. During the past 12 years, Faysal has opened and operated a barber shop, which has been a profitable project, and now he wants to improve his work condition by moving to another shop and renewing his barber kit.

Faysal is requesting a 3,000 USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the expenses needed to move to another shop. These preparations include installing new shelves, installing mirrors and lights and purchasing chairs. In addition, he wants to purchase a new barber kit to improve his work. This will improve Faysal's new barber shop condition and will satisfy his customers and increase the family's income.

Faysal is photographed in his old barber shop.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 54
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,628,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $3,000 helped Faysal to pay the expenses of moving to another shop and purchasing a new barber kit.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 9, 2012