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Ghorob is a 21-year-old young woman. She is married to Mahmoud and has no children yet. Her husband works in agriculture, but his income is not enough to cover the family's needs.

Ghorob and her husband have also been raising and selling sheep and sheep products, which has been a profitable project, but also needs more support to cover the costs. She is requesting a 1,000 USD youth loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of purchasing more sheep and expanding the family's project. This will increase sales and improve the family's income positively.

Ghorob and her husband Mahmoud are photographed in the picture.

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More information about this loan

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 Ghorob to buy more sheep and benefit from its products to improve the family's income.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2012
Jul 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2013