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Rayek is a 40-year-old man; he is married and a father to one son and two daughters. He is a taxi driver and gets a low salary, which is not enough to cover the family's needs.

For the past seven years, Rayek has also been raising and selling sheep and sheep products, which has been a profitable project, but also needs more support to cover the costs.

Rayek is requesting a 2,000 USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of purchasing more sheep and improving the herd's condition. This will increase sales and improve the family's income.

Rayek is photographed with his herd, next to sheep he is raising.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 95
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  • $14,406,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Rayek to purchase more sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2012
Aug 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2014