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The Startup loan is currently being offered by FATEN to recent university and vocational training center graduates whose business is in a startup phase and does not qualify for financing under regular business loan requirements. The risks inherent in lending to startup businesses are mitigated by the creation of a feasibility plan during the loan application process, additional required collateral and an owner's contribution of at least 25%.
About FATENPalestinians 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.
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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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