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Mohammad is a 61-year-old man. He is a father to four sons and two daughters; their ages are between 17 and 33 years old.

Mohammad is a taxi driver. He takes internal requests and has a good reputation among customers. His business has been profitable, but as it is the only source of income to the family, more support is needed to cover the costs and the family's needs.

Mohammad has completed construction of his house, and now he wants to finish it by installing tiles and windows. He is requesting a loan of 2,000 USD from Faten for this purpose.

Taking this loan will offer Mohammad and his family suitable home conditions so they can enjoy living in their new house. Mohammad is photographed in the location of his new house.

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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 $2,000 helped Mohammad to finish his house with tiles and windows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
28 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2012
Oct 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015