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Jihad is 25 years old; he lives in Gaza. He sells kinds of homemade sweets such as cookies and pies; he started working at this business in 2010, he earned $403 monthly.

Jihad is requesting this youth loan of $1500 to purchase a blender and heating machine for the hot sweets so he is able to increase his stock.

He is ready to work even harder, make sacrifices and push every once in a while to achieve his goal; his dream is to open a shop for sweets. Jihad is very grateful to everyone who helps him to achieve success in his business with this loan.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 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
  • 71
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,460,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Jihad to purchase a blender and heating machine for the hot sweets.
83% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2013
Nov 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: