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Hassan's Group
In this Group: Hassan, Ali, Aqil
Hassan is a member of this group from Iraq. Hassan is 30 years old; he is married and has three children.

He has been working in the agriculture sector for 13 years. He is a hard worker who is specialized in growing palm trees and selling dates. Hassan takes good care of his production and makes sure that every tree has the care it needs to ensure high quality production.

Hassan will use this loan to purchase fertilizers, a water pump and upgrade his irrigation system to reduce water waste and control the growth of harmful weeds.

Hassan expects that the loan will generate additional income that will enable him to fence his farm.

The story of Hassan and his farm is just one of the many examples of Izdiharona for Economic Development clients.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of Izdiharona's green loan program, which helps clients to gain access to environmentally friendly products that reduce pollution in Iraq.

About Izdiharona for Economic Development

Izdiharona for Economic Development (Izdiharona) is a nonprofit organization in Iraq that provides financial assistance to small and medium enterprises in need of capital so they can develop their businesses and train their staff. Founded in 2008, it currently operates ten branch offices throughout Iraq in the provinces of Baghdad, Babil, Basra, Karbala, Messan, Sulaymaniyah and more. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to provide education, startup, green, and youth loans, as well as interest free loans to the ultra poor and loans that support income generating projects for women.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.


About Iraq

  • $7,100
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Iraq Loans Fundraising
  • $9,342,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Hassan's Group's $2,400 loan helped a member to buy organic fertilizers, a water pump and upgrade his irrigation system.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2013
Oct 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014