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Raafat is 28 years old and he is from Gaza. He is married and has one child.

Raafat owns a small shop where he does printer's maintenance. He asked Ryada for this youth loan in order to buy a copy machine and and office supplies and furniture. He hopes that this loan will help him to improve his income and develop his work.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 29
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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 Raafat to buy a copy machine and and office supplies and furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2012
Aug 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2014