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Mahfooth is 30 years old and from Ramallah.

He is married and has three children: two girls and a boy.

He has owned a carpentry business since 2013 and has one employee. He has 8 years of experience in carpentry through which he makes closets, beds, etc.

He asked Ryada for this youth loan in order to buy an electrical saw for his carpentry shop.

He hopes that this loan will help him increase his efficiency and thus improve his income.

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
  • 81
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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 $3,000 helped Mahfooth to buy an electrical saw for his carpentry shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2016