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Akram is a 41-year-old man who lives in Gaza, Palestine. He is married and he supports his wife and five children. Two of his children are students. He has owned a store that manufactures cleaning products since 2008. Akram needs a loan of $3000 to buy the needed raw materials. What makes this project special is the experience needed to be able to manufacture these products. Akram hopes that his business will grow larger and that he will be able to send his children to college.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 104
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,274,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Akram buy material to enhance his cleaning supplies production business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2010
Feb 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011