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Ayman is 29 years old, married and lives in Rafah city with his wife and seven young children, four sons and three daughters. He works as an employee in a local firm but earns a low income. He and his wife would like to improve the family's living conditions by securing a loan to buy a solar hot water heater. This will allow them to have hot water during winter without any costs.

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This loan is part of FATEN's green loan program, which helps clients to gain access to environmentally friendly products that reduce pollution in Palestine. The loan will specifically be used to purchase solar panels, usually used to heat water. In addition to being environmentally friendly, Palestine suffers from high electricity prices and power outages are a common occurrence, especially in the Gaza Strip. By supporting this loan, you are helping people in Palestine reduce their utility costs ensure a more reliable source of electricity. 


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
  • 81
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $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 Ayman to buy a solar system for heating water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 29, 2013
Jan 14, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2014