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Mohammad is a 64-year-old married man and a father to two sons and four daughters. Mohammad has a pension salary as a source of income. He was a worker and received a low salary so his income doesn’t cover all his required expenses. He is living in an uncompleted house in Jenin. Mohammad and his family live in a home that is not suitable to live in. Mohammad is requesting a 1,000 USD loan from FATEN to cover the cost of purchasing necessary materials to fix his house. This will enable Mohammad and his family to enjoy living in suitable home conditions. Mohammad appears in the photo.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 75
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,458,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mohammad to pay the costs of painting the family house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2013
Jul 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015