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Tareq is a 22-year-old single young man from a small village near Jenin city. Tareq lives with his parents in a very humble house. His father is a worker with a very low wage that is not enough to cover all the family needs. So, Tareq decided to work to help his family with part of the expenses. For the past three years, Tareq has been working in distributing gas tanks for houses in the city and to villages nearby. Tareq took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy more empty gas tanks for his business, This will increase his profit and also will improve the family's living conditions. Tareq appears in the photo.

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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. 


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 80
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,032,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Tareq to buy more empty gas tanks for his retail business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2013
Oct 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 21, 2015