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Tawfiq, who appears in the picture, is a 26 year-old young man. He is married and does not yet have children. He is employed and earns a small salary that is not enough to cover the family's needs. Tawfiq is also a university student, specializing in a basic education. He wants to complete his studies, so he is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the university fees. This will help Tawfiq to complete his studies and ensure a better future for him, which will help to improve the family's living conditions.
Tawfiq is looking in the future to complete his studies and get another high education degree.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of FATEN's new education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options.


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,647,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Tawfiq to cover higher education costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2014