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Aqil is a 22 year old farmer who is single. He grows and sells fruits and vegetables. He was not fortunate to finish school or go to university and had to work on his farm to support his family.

Aqil has a brother who's name is Haider. He is in his last year of high school. Since his work is seasonal he always worries about not making enough money and saving some money to help cover his brother’s school expenses.

Every year Aqil face the problem of making ends meet at the beginning of the school year, for the additional expenses that occur to cover school fees, uniform and books. With this loan he can cover all these expenses.

Aquil is requesting a loan to pay his brother's tuition fees and other school expenses. Haider plan to continue his university education after finishing high school.

The story of Haider is just one of the many examples of Izdiharona's economic development clients who was able to obtain a better education.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of Izdiharona's education program, designed to finance school tuition and other expenses for primary and secondary school students whose families have low incomes. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of school expenses. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options.

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.


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 loan of $1,800 helped Aqil to pay his brother's tuition fees and other school expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2013
Sep 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014