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Mazen is a 37-year-old married man. He lives in Jabalia refugee camp located in the Gaza strip with his wife and six children who are all under 18 years old. For the past two years, Mazen has had a store selling electrical products and spare parts This business has been profitable and the only source of income for the family. The store needs more support from time to time to cover the cost.

Mazen needs more money to buy more stock to improve his business and raise his income. Mazen took a USD loan from FATEN to buy more electrical goods for his store. This will increase sales and improve the family's income.

Mazen is photographed inside his store.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,012,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Mazen to buy electrical goods to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Dec 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2015