Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Mahmoud, who appears in the picture, had the photo taken in his cafe. He is a 20-year-old single young man. For the past three years Mahmoud has had a cafe. Customers come to his cafe to entertain themselves and have hot drinks such as coffee and tea. Mahmoud has a lot of loyal customers and friends who are available in his cafe daily, which makes his project a profitable one and the only source of income to him.

Mahmoud wants to improve the cafe's condition, so he is requesting a 1,500 USD Youth loan from FATEN to cover the cost of purchasing new tables and a new collection of cups and trays. This will allow Mahmoud to expand his project, improve his business, and increase his income.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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. 


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
  • 63
    View loans »
    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,176,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Mahmoud to purchase tables and chairs to expand the cafe.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2013
Jan 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014