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Mohammad is a 22-year-old single man from Gaza city. He lives with his family in a small, simple house. His brother works as an employee in the public sector, where he gets a low income. This income is barely enough to cover the family needs. Mohammad is a student in the university, where he studies public relations. He would like to take a B.A. degree and find a job to help his family in their expenses.

Mohammad took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy a new laptop for his studies. By taking this loan, Mohammad will be able to do his homework and read articles online.

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This loan is governed by Islamic lending principles. Because Islamic Law prohibits the charging of interest, FATEN is charging 0% interest on this loan. This is a Murabaha loan, which means that FATEN purchases goods for borrowers and charges a fee or mark-up. Click here to learn more about this loan type and Kiva's approach to lending in the Islamic world.  


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
  • 134
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,274,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,700 helped Mohammad to buy a new laptop for his studies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2014
Feb 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2016