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Shadi is a 25-year-old single young man. he lives with his family in Tubas Village and he works in agriculture with the rest of the family members. For the past two years, Shadi has had a greenhouse planting different types of vegetables, which has been a profitable project and the only source of income to him, but also still needs more support to cover some costs.
Shadi is requesting a 3,000 USD Youth loan from FATEN to help him cover the cost of purchasing tomato seedlings. It will allow Shadi to produce a better crop and thus increase his sales and improve the family's income.
Shadi is photographed inside the greenhouse while he is collecting tomato crop to sell.

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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
  • 63
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  • $13,090,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Shadi to purchase tomato seedlings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
29 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2013
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015