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Khaled is 25 years old. He is a single man from Rafah city. He lives with his parents in a very simple house in the city. For the past few years, Khaled has been working in a store where he sells coal. It is a good business and it is the only one in his area. Khaled took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy more coal for his store to resell. This will increase his income especially for the winter season. Khaled would like to take a bigger loan in the future to expand his store. Khaled appears in the photo in his coal 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. 


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Khaled to buy more coal for his store to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2013
Oct 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 21, 2015