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Ibrahim is an 18-year-old single young man from Gaza city. He lives with his parents in a simple house in the city. His father is an employee in the public sector; this is the only source of income for the family.

Ibrahim is a student in his first year in a local university where he studies commerce. Ibrahim took a $550 USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy a new laptop for his studies. By applying this loan, Ibrahim will be able to do his homework and get good grades.

Ibrahim appears in the photo with his new laptop.

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This loan is part of FATEN's new education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options.


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
  • 29
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,439,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Ibrahim to buy a new laptop for his studies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2013
Oct 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015