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Ihab is a 26 year old married man from Nablus city. He is a father with three sons, all of whom are in school. For the past few years, Ihab has been working in a sewing workshop he owns. He would like to improve his products by buying a new sewing machine. This will provide him with a higher income.
Ihab requested a 1,500 United States dollar (USD) loan from Palestine for Credit & Development (FATEN). This loan will help Ihab to buy a new sewing machine for his workshop. This will increase his income and develop the standard of living for his family.
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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 144
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,274,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Ihab to buy a new sewing machine for his workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
28 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015