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Mahdi is a Palestinian single man. He has an internet cafe which is the only source of income for him. It is located in a refugee camp where there is good customer movement, and it is a profitable project for him.

Mahdi wants to expand his cafe by purchasing an additional number of computers. That will bring more customers and so increase his income, so Mahdi will take a loan from FATEN to pay. When Mahdi gets the loan, he will be able to expand his cafe by getting an additional number of computers. This will mean more customers and an increase in income, so he will create for himself better living conditions. Mahdi is photographed in the picture.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,176,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Mahdi to purchase additional computers for the internet cafe he has.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013