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Nadeem Q. is a father of two sons and one daughter. Nadeem tried many jobs, but he didn't succeed in keeping any due to the hard conditions in Palestine, in addition to the economic crisis.

Nadeem decided to start his own business and guarantee a stable income for his family. He started a small restaurant that sells traditional Palestinian meals. The restaurant is prospering, so Nadeem decided to buy a refrigerator so he could to start preparing extra meals in response to his increasing demand.

Nadeem is planning to rent a better place for his restaurant than the one appears in the picture above, where he stands. By using his business returns, he thinks he can start saving in the near future.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Nadeem to buy a refrigerator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2010
Jun 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011