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Bilal is a 31-year-old married man and a father of one son. He is a school teacher who earns a low salary which is not enough to cover his family's needs. Bilal lives in a small agricultural village near Jenin, which is famous for its olive farms. He and his family also work in agriculture cultivating olive trees. They are able to generate a good income each year by selling their crop to customers.

Bilal is requesting a 1,000 USD loan from Faten to purchase olive seedlings. He wants to increase the number of olive trees on his farm to increase his harvest and improve his family's income. Bilal is photographed in his olive farm.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 37
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  • $12,478,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Bilal to purchase olive seedlings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2014