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Ayed, a 20-year-old resident of Gaza, opened his mini market on January 1, 2010. Through this youth loan, he hopes to improve his market through the purchase of shelves, an air conditioner, and a refrigerator. Ayed will be able to expand his inventory and purchase in bulk, thus reducing his costs and allowing him to sell a wider variety of goods.

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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 

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About Palestine

  • $2,900
    Average annual income
  • 31
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $10,065,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Ayed to purchase shelves, an air conditioner, and a refrigerator for his market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014