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Rami is a 27-year-old married man from Rafah City. He lives with his wife and five children, three sons and two daughters, in a small and simple house. He is an employee in the public sector where he earns a low income. This is the only source of income for the family. Rami is also a university student who is studying to earn a master's degree in psychology.

Rami took a Murabaha loan from FATEN so he can buy a new laptop for his study. By taking this loan, Rami will be able to write his reports and read articles online.

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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
  • 32
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,408,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Rami to buy a new laptop for his study.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2014
Apr 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2015