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Fares A. lives in Gaza city in Palestine. He is 32 years old, married, and has seven children. He is engaged in sheep-breeding which is the only source of income for Fares and his family. He believes such a business will provide his children a better life and the opportunity for a good education. He has applied for this loan to purchase more sheep and fodder.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 76
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,460,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Fares purchase more sheep and fodder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2009
Apr 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010