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Shukri is a 24-year-old young man. He is employed and earns a low salary, which is not enough to cover all the costs for his wedding preparations.

Shukri is engaged and is preparing himself to get married soon, so he is requesting a 2,000 USD youth loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of purchasing necessary home appliances such as a stove, washing machine, and refrigerator. Taking this loan will enable Shukri to prepare well for his wedding and offer to his house suitable and necessary home appliances.

Shukri is photographed inside one of the stores that sells home appliances.

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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
  • 83
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $2,000 helped Shukri to purchase necessary home appliances to prepare his house for his wedding.
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2012
May 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 31, 2012