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Ahmad

Update on Ahmad

Ahmad is a 24-year-old single young man. He has a greenhouse located on a piece of land he bought three years ago. Ahmad plants different types of vegetables in the greenhouse and sells them in the market. This has been a profitable project, but he needs more support to cover some costs.

Ahmad is requesting a 1,200 USD youth loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of purchasing seedlings and agricultural fertilizer. It will allow him to produce a better crop, thus increasing his sales and improving his income positively.

Ahmad is pictured in front of his greenhouse.

Previous Loan Details

Ahmad is a 23-year-old single man. He is a truck driver who makes a low salary which is not enough to cover his daily costs. For the past two years, Ahmad has been purchasing a small piece of land for agriculture, which has been a profitable project. Ahmad is requesting a $1,000 US youth loan fro... More from Ahmad's previous loan »

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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 FATEN

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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.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,647,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ahmad to buy seedlings and fertilizer for his greenhouse.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 20, 2013
Listed
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 17, 2015