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Mohammad is married with four children. His wife doesn't work and so his bookstore is the only source of income for the family.

Mohammad started this bookstore with 500 USD capital eight years ago as a small kiosk at the entrance to a school. Now he has a good bookstore where he sells books, copy books, office tools, and also gifts and accessories.

Mohammad requested the loan to meet the demand of schools that request a lot of photocopying of documents. He wants to buy a photocopier with the loan.

Mohammad appears in the photo at the entrance to his bookstore and, in the small inset photos, inside his shop.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 86
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Mohammad to purchase a photocopier.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 15, 2009
Oct 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2011