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Mohammad is a 23-year-old single young man. For the past three years, he has been operating a blacksmith workshop, which has been a profitable project, but is not enough to cover his cost of living.

Mohammad is requesting a USD youth loan from FATEN to help him cover the cost of purchasing a machine for soldering iron. This will improve Mohammad's work quality and increase demand from his customers. This will increase his income and offer to him better living conditions. Mohammad is photographed in the workshop.

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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 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. 


Palestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 54
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,423,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Mohammad buy a solder machine for iron.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2012
Aug 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014