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Jawad is a 41-year-old married man from Gaza. He has 7 children and also helps 13 members of his family, including his parents and brothers.

Jawad has owned a barbershop since 2009. He asked Ryada for this loan in order to buy an air conditioner, razors, and some chairs for his barbershop. He hopes that this will help him improve his income and thus fullfill his ambition of providing his children with the best education and offer them a better life.

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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 $2,000 helped Jawad buy an air conditioner, razors, and chairs for his barbershop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2012
Aug 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 22, 2014