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Dawoud is a father of four daughters and five sons. Dawoud owns a grocery store in Bethlehem city. Dawoud's children are school students and soon some of them will start university, therefore Dawoud needs to increase his income.

Dawoud took out a loan from FATEN to purchase a larger variety of goods and change the arrangement of the store by adding shelves and display windows.

Dawoud appears in the picture here in his store.

Additional Information


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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 $3,000 helped Dawoud to pay for goods and purchase shelves and display windows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013