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Yaqoub is photographed with the old kit he uses to install air conditioning.

Yaqoub is a Palestinian and married with two sons and four daughters. For the past seven years, Yaqoub has been earning an income installing air conditioning, but is not covering all of his costs. Yaqoub is requesting a USD 3,000 loan from FATEN to help him purchase a new kit for installing air conditioning that would include different types of drills and screws, filters, and special materials to clean air conditioners. This would increase the quality of Yaqoub's work and increase his family's income.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,432,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Yaqoub to purchase a new kit for installing air conditioning.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2012
May 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014