Update on MahmoodMahmood is a 29-year-old single man from a small village called Deir Al-Ghson near Tulkarem. Mahmood has been planting some seasonal plants on his own farm for four years. He would like to buy more seedlings and agricultural supplies for his greenhouses in order to get more and better crops. Mahmood is requesting a 2,000 USD Youth loan from FATEN for this purpose as these improvements will increase both his sales and his income, which will create better living conditions for him. The photo above shows Mahmood at his farm.
Previous Loan DetailsMahmood is a 28-year-old young man. He works in agriculture which is the only source of income for him. His father is also working in agriculture and his brother is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary. Mahmood wants to prepare for the coming winter season by purchasing ... More from Mahmood's previous loan »
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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources.
About FATENPalestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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