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Ahed is 29 years old from Gaza. He is married and has four children. He owns a home appliances and household shop selling home accessories and utensils.

Ahed asked Ryada for this youth loan in order to buy goods, shelves and display glass for his shop. He hopes that this will increase his customers and improve his income; thus, help him achieve his ambition of providing for all his children's needs including the best education.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 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
  • 87
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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 Ahed to buy goods, shelves, and display glass for his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014