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Alaa' is a 29-year-old young man. He is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary. He has another business which is a store selling computers and accessories. He wants to expand this business to increase his income by purchasing more computers and accessories. But, he hasn't enough money, so he needs to take a loan in the amount $2,500 from FATEN for this purpose.

When Alaa' gets the loan, he will be able to purchase more computers and accessories. He will have a larger collection and his sales will increase. That will increase his income and let him live in better life conditions.

Alaa' is photographed in his store.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,441,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,500 helped Alaa' buy computers and accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2011
Nov 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014