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Ahmad is a 27 year-old married man from Deir el Balah city. He lives with his wife in a small house. Ahmad works as an employee in the public sector where he gets a low income. It barely covers all the family needs. Ahmad would like to improve the family living conditions and buy all the needed stuff.
Ahmad took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy a new solar system for heating water and a tank for his home. By taking this loan, Ahmad can have hot water without using electricity.

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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.  


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
  • 32
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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 $925 helped Ahmad to buy a new solar system for heating water and a tank for his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2014
May 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2015