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Rami a 28-year-old, is married and has no children yet.
For the past five years, Rami has had a bookstore, where he sells various types of stationery to school and university students and to groups, which makes his project a profitable one. It is his only source of income. It needs more support to cover some urgent costs.
Rami wants to improve and expand his business, so he is requesting a USD1,500 loan from FATEN to cover the cost of purchasing a collection of stationery and bring in a new copier machine, so students can use it to copy their documents and papers.
Taking out this loan will improve Rami's work and increase his sales, which will increase his income and create better living conditions for his family.
Rami is photographed inside his bookstore.

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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
  • 84
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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 $1,500 helped Rami to purchase stationery and a copier machine for his bookstore.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2012
Dec 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2015