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Ahmad is a 24-year-old single man from Gaza city. He lives in a quiet neighborhood with his parents. For the past few years, Ahmad has owned and run a grocery store. It is located in a very crowded area in the city. This is the only source of income for the family.

Ahmad took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy more groceries, like milk and rice and diary products, to resell in his store.This will improve his business and increase his income. Ahmad appears in the photo in his grocery store.

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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
  • 134
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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 $1,000 helped Ahmad to buy more grocery products for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015