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Ahmad is a 20-year-old single man from Gaza city. He lives with his family in a small, simple house. His father has a small store for selling old outlet clothes. Ahmad helps his father in his store. He would like to improve the store and also his family's living conditions.
Ahmad took a USD Murabaha loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy more clothes for his father's store to resell. By taking this loan, Ahmad will be able to increase sales and income.

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More information about this loan

This loan is governed by Islamic lending principles. Because Islamic Law prohibits the charging of interest, FATEN is charging 0% interest on this loan. This is a Murabaha loan, which means that FATEN purchases goods for borrowers and charges a fee or mark-up. Click here to learn more about this loan type and Kiva's approach to lending in the Islamic world.  


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 64
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,012,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Ahmad to buy more clothes for his store to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2014
Apr 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015