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Samer is a 36-year-old married man. He lives with his wife and six children in Al-Dawha near Bethlehem. He is employed in a construction supplies store. To improve the family income, Samer would like to start his own business and buy some iron to resell. Since he knows the construction supplies market, he will be successful in his new project.

Samer took a 2,000 USD startup loan from FATEN. This loan will provide him with some liquidity to start his project.

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More information about this loan

The Startup loan is currently being offered by FATEN to recent university and vocational training center graduates whose business is in a startup phase and does not qualify for financing under regular business loan requirements.  The risks inherent in lending to startup businesses are mitigated by the creation of a feasibility plan during the loan application process, additional required collateral and an owner's contribution of at least 25%.  


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,415,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Samer to buy iron to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Mar 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2014