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Bassam is a married man from Jabalia. He is the father of five children: two sons and three daughters.

He is employed, but earns very low wages. Bassam would like to improve the living conditions for his family, so he would like to earn additional income by working as a taxi driver.

Bassam explains that he has a car but that it needs vehicle mats, a license, and an insurance policy for taxi services. As a result, Bassam is seeking a $1,000 loan from FATEN, which would help Bassam prepare his car so that it could operate as a legal taxi. Bassam appears in the photo beside his car.

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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 $1,000 helped Bassam to purchase vehicle mats, insure his car, and secure a taxi license.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015