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Subhi is a 39-year-old married man who has three sons and one daughter.

For the past three years, he has been selling used home appliances such as stoves and washing machines. It has been a profitable project for him. but he needs more capital to help cover costs and grow his business. In the photograph that accompanies this profile, Subhi in shown in his store.

Subhi plans to use this $1,000 loan from Kiva field partner FATEN to buy used home appliances in bulk. He hopes this will allow him to offer his customers a wider variety of appliances, lead to increased sales, and improve his income.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,032,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Subhi to buy used home appliances in bulk for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013