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Firas is a 26-year-old young man who is married with one daughter. He works on a machine which polishes tiles. He earns a good income from his business, but he wants to purchase a new machine to improve his work and increase his income. He needs to take a loan of $2,000 from FATEN. When Firas gets the loan, he will be able to purchase a new tile polishing machine. This will enable him to compete with others in the same field and provide high quality services to his customers. He hopes that he will be able to increase his income and provide better living conditions for his family. Firas is photographed in the picture.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 108
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,235,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Firas to purchase a new tile polishing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2011
Nov 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013