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Amir is a 27-year-old married man from a small village near Bethlehem city. He lives with his wife and two sons in a simple house in the city. For the past thirty years, Amir's family has been working in a carpentry workshop they own. Amir gained his experience when he was very young. Amir would like to improve his workshop and meet all the demands in the market.

Amir took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy more raw materials for his carpentry shop. This will improve his productivity and also his income. Amir appears in the photo

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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
  • 76
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,460,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Amir to buy more raw materials for his carpentery shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
28 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014