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Fawzi is a 54-year-old man. He is married and a father to six sons and four daughters. Fawzi has a farm planted with olive trees, but the income he gets from selling his olive crop is low and not enough to cover all the family's needs.

For the past five years, Fawzi has been driving a taxi, which has been a profitable project and the second source of income for the family.

Fawzi is requesting a 1,000 USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of licensing and insuring the taxi he drives. This will enable Fawzi to travel legally and safely from one area to another and take additional internal and external requests, which will improve the family's income.

Fawzi is photographed next to his taxi.

Additional Information


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,632,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Fawzi to license and insure the taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2012
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013