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Atef is a 44 year old married man from Rafah. He lives in a small house with his wife and two children; a boy and a girl. He works in a mechanical workshop that he owns. This job is the only source of income for the family. Atef would like to improve his workshop by buying new equipment.

Atef has taken a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help the family to increase their income by supplying new equipment to improve the mechanical workshop.

Atef appears in the photo in his workshop.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 51
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  • $11,632,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Atef to buy new equipment for his mechanical workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014