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Farah is a young Palestinian man. He is married and a father of four children. For the past four years, Farah has been making and selling wooden crafts which are handmade from olive wood. It has been a profitable project, but not enough to cover all the costs.

Farah is requesting a 2,500 USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of purchasing bulk raw materials necessary to make crafts, such as olive wood and a collection of paints. This will increase sales and improve the family's income.

Farah is pictured making crafts from olive wood.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 78
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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 $2,500 helped Farah to purchase olive wood in bulk and a collection of paints.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2012
May 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014