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Abdallah is a 20-year-old single man from Gaza. His father's work is the only source of income for the family. Abdallah is an engineering student in a local university in his third year. He is a very clever student, and he would like to complete his study so he can find a job and help his father support the family.

Abdallah requested a Murabaha loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy a new laptop for his study, which includes exercises, homework, and reports that require specific engineering software.

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This loan is governed by Islamic lending principles. Because Islamic Law prohibits the charging of interest, FATEN is charging 0% interest on this loan. This is a Murabaha loan, which means that FATEN purchases goods for borrowers and charges a fee or mark-up. Click here to learn more about this loan type and Kiva's approach to lending in the Islamic world.  


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 Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,470,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Abdallah to buy a new laptop for his studies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015