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Shehadeh is a 26-year-old young man. He is engaged and will get married soon. He is a worker with a decent salary, but it is not enough to cover his needs and wedding expenses. Shehadeh is requesting a 1,000 USD youth loan from FATEN to help him cover the expenses needed to prepare well for his wedding, such as purchasing necessary home furniture and appliances. This will help Shehadeh to feel comfortable and enjoy his wedding. Shehadeh is photographed in the picture.

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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Shehadeh to pay his wedding expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Feb 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012