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Adel, who lives in Bethlehem, is the father of three daughters. Adel is a physical education teacher, but he has always wanted to have a sportswear store. He saved for a year and a half to fulfill his dream.

Adel's first loan from FATEN helped him to open his own business. Now that the store is prospering and has a good number of clients even outside of the busy summer season, Adel has come to FATEN for a second loan to purchase summer goods.

Adel has been a committed borrower because the store is providing a good income, which has helped him pay for his daughters' school fees.

Adel and one of his daughters appear in the picture above.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 145
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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 $2,700 helped Adel purchase summer goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012