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Hamad who is 39 years old, is a father of four sons and one daughter. He is a worker with a decent salary. Hamad wants to complete finishing his house such as: installing tiles, installing windows and doors, painting etc. so he can live in healthy and comfortable house conditions. Hamad hasn't enough money to pay, so he needs to take a loan from FATEN to pay. When Hamad gets the loan, he will be able to pay for all the expenses needed to finish his house. Taking this loan will enable Hamad to live with his family in better living conditions. Hamad is photographed in the picture.

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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 89
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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 $500 helped Hamad to pay for finishing the house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012