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Omar, photographed here working in his workshop, is a 22-year-old single young man. For the past five years, Omar has been running a workshop for repairing and fixing vehicles, which has been a profitable project and his only source of income.

Omar is requesting a 1,000 USD youth loan from FATEN to help him cover the price of purchasing a new repair kit, which is necessary to improve the quality of his work. This loan will provide Omar the opportunity to work in better conditions and increase his number of customers, which will increase his income.

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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. 


Palestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 71
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,460,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Omar to purchase a new repair kit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014