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Iyad is a 37-year-old married man from Gaza City. He is a father with two sons and one daughter. Iyad works as an employee in a local company and he gets a low income. This income is not enough to cover the family expenses. For the past five years, Iyad has had a small store for electrical machine parts. He works there after his job. It is hard for him but this is the only way to provide his family with all they need.

Iyad took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy more products to resell and also expand his store. This will improve his business and also his income.

Iyad appears in the photo in his store.

Additional Information


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 145
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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 Iyad to buy more products to resell and also expand his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014