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Omar is a 29-year-old young man. He is married and a father to one son.

For the past three years, Omar has had a mobile phone store, which has been profitable and the only source of income to him.

Omar is requesting a youth loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of purchasing a new collection of mobile phones and accessories. This will attract more customers to choose and buy what they like and allow Omar to expand the scope of his work. That will improve his business and increase the family's income.

Omar is photographed in his store.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 68
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,971,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Omar to purchase more mobile phones and accessories for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014