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Yousef
Pictured in his workshop, Yousef is a 33-year-old man from a small village near Bethlehem. He was married recently and now lives with his wife in a rental in the village.


For the past ten years Yousef has been working in a blacksmith shop he owns. He learned to be a blacksmith from his father. His business is good and earns him a good income, but he would like to make some improvements.


Yousef is applying for a 3,000 USD loan through FATEN to buy new equipment and machinery for his workshop. This will help him to increase both his productivity and income.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,428,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
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This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $3,000 helped Yousef to buy new equipment and machinery for his workshop.
70% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 23, 2013
Listed
Dec 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A