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Sameer, who appears in the picture, is a 24-year-old single young man. He is a worker and earns a small salary which is barely enough to cover his cost of living.

Sameer is building his new house, and he still needs more support to finish, so he is requesting a 1,000 USD Youth Loan from FATEN to help him cover the cost of purchasing bricks and cement.

Taking this loan will make Sameer feel happy to complete building his new house so he can enjoy living in his house.

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. 


Palestinians 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.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,971,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Sameer to complete building his house by purchasing bricks and cement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
28 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015