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Mohammad is a 26-year-old man who lives in Gaza city located in Palestine. He is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary.

Mohammad has started a new project on his own which is in the field of plumbing. He needs to purchase plumbing equipment to use in his work, but because of the salary he gets, he hasn't enough money, so he wants to take out a loan of $1,000 from FATEN.

When Mohammad takes out this FATEN loan, which is repaid on a monthly basis, he will purchase the plumbing equipment that he needs to start working on his new project. That will add another source of income and improve his living conditions. Mohammad is photographed in the FATEN branch.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,449,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mohammad to purchase plumbing equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2011
Sep 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013