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AbedAl-Raheem is 28 years old, married and has three children. He is employed and earns a low salary, which is not enough to cover the family's needs.

AbedAl-Raheem is requesting a loan for $1,200 from FATEN, which he will use to purchase a water purification filter for his house. The filter will provide his family with healthy drinking water, so they can enjoy living in better health.

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This loan is part of FATEN's green loan program, which helps clients to gain access to environmentally friendly products that reduce pollution in Palestine. The loan will specifically be used to purchase solar panels, usually used to heat water. In addition to being environmentally friendly, Palestine suffers from high electricity prices and power outages are a common occurrence, especially in the Gaza Strip. By supporting this loan, you are helping people in Palestine reduce their utility costs ensure a more reliable source of electricity. 


Palestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 76
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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 $1,200 helped Abedal-Raheem to purchase a water purification filter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2014