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Hussam is a 21-year-old single young man, he lives with his family in modest living conditions in a refugee camp near Bethlehem. For the past three years, Hussam has had an internet cafe, it is located in a good area and has many loyal customers, making his project a profitable one and the only source of income for him. But, he needs more support to cover the cost of expansion and improvements.
Hussam is requesting a $1,500 USD Youth loan from FATEN to cover the cost of purchasing additional computers. This will allow him to expand the scope of his work, improve his business, and increase his income.

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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 Hussam to buy more computers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2013
Apr 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2014