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Bahjat is a conservative person who prefers not to have his photo published online, so his wife appears in his Kiva profile photo.
Bahjat is a 52 year old man, he is married and a father to five sons and two daughters. He receives a low pension which is not enough to cover the family's needs and pay education expenses.
For the past 10 years Bahjat and the family have also been raising and selling sheep and sheep products. This has been a profitable project, especially because he has a good reputation among customers and high customer demand because of the cleanliness of his dairy products. But still it needs more support to cover the costs.

Bahjat is requesting a US Dollars loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of purchasing more sheep. This will increase sales and improve the family's income positively.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,439,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,500 helped Bahjat to buy more sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014