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Qusai is a 26-year-old single young man. He is a construction worker who gets a low salary which is not enough to cover all his needs. Qusai is requesting a 1,500 USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the cost of completing his house in order to improve his living conditions, such as painting and installing tiles. Taking this loan will offer to Qusai suitable conditions so he can enjoy living in his house.

Qusai is photographed inside his house.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 31
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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 $1,500 helped Qusai finish building his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013