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Update on Abdelhafeeth

Abdelhafeeth is a 46 years old and married. He lives with his wife and five children, two sons and three daughters, in Qalqilia. All of his children go to schools.

Abdelhafeeth is an employee at a local company, and this is the only source of income to the family. He and his family live in a rental apartment, He would like to build his own house to save the rent expenses, but construction materials are very expensive.

He is requesting a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to purchase the needed construction materials like cement and iron. By applying this loan, Abdelhafeeth will be able to finish his home as soon as possible and live in it with his family before winter. This will improve the family living conditions.

Abdelhafeeth appears in the photo in his new home.

Previous Loan Details

Abdelhafeeth is 43 years old, married and the father of one son and three daughters, all of whom are in school. He earns a living as an accountant working for a private company where he earns a salary which is decent but not enough to cover all of his family's needs. He is applying for a loan for... More from Abdelhafeeth's previous loan »

Additional Information


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Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 106
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,262,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Abdelhafeeth to purchase construction materials, like cement and iron.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2013
Oct 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2014