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Mohammad is a 28-year-old, married man, from Jabalia City. He lives in the city with his wife.

Mohammad has been working in his grocery store for two years. It is a profitable business, but it needs more improvements.

Mohammad is requesting a USD loan from Palestine for Credit & Development (FATEN) to help him cover the costs of purchasing needed stocks of basic groceries that customers often request, such as rice, sugar and milk. The loan will also help Mohammad make improvements in the store's condition, such as installing additional shelves and painting. This will increase sales and increase Mohammad's 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. 


Palestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.

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 $2,000 helped Mohammad to purchase needed stocks of basic groceries and to pay for improvements in his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015