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Mohammad is an 18-year-old single young man from Qalqilia city. He lives with his family in a very humble house in the city. Mohammad's father works as a teacher in a public school and he receives a low salary. One year ago, Mohammad opened a small shop for children's food and some grocery products. He works in it to help his family with monthly expenses.

Mohammad took a USD loan from FATEN. This will help him to develop his shop by buying more products and expanding his shop. By using this loan, Mohammad's income will be increased and also his family living conditions will improve. Mohammad appears in the photo in his shop

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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
  • 83
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  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Mohammad to develop his shop by buying more products and expanding his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2015