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Laith is 21 years old and lives in Tulkarem. His life conditions prevented him from completing his higher education, as his parents’ income is low, but he didn’t surrender to the conditions. He started working at the structure field, and now he has good experience.

Laith is asking Ryada for this loan to repair his house. He wants to pave the house and make a ceiling in it, which will help to warm his house, especially now in the winter.

He is very grateful to everyone who helps him.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of Ryada’s efforts to reach areas of the West Bank which are underserved due to the political situation. Funds will be used to finance housing improvements in refugee camps and Areas B and C of the West Bank. The Palestinian Authority currently has limited to no authority in these areas, making it very difficult for individuals to acquire official construction and building permits. Without the necessary documentation, banks are unlikely to lend to these individuals. By supporting this loan, you are helping individuals overcome this challenge so that they can improve their living conditions.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
A loan of $3,000 helped Laith to repair his house.
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 20, 2013
Nov 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 28, 2014