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Raed is a 42-year-old married man from Gaza city. He is a father of three sons and one daughter. For the past eight years, Raed has been working as a farmer on his own land where he plants seasonal fruits and vegetables and sells them to the local traders. He uses greenhouses to insure he has good quality products.

Raed took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy seeds, seedlings and fertilizers for his farm. By taking this loan, Raed will be able to improve his land and increase his productivity.

Raed appears in the photo in his land

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 83
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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 $1,500 helped Raed to buy seeds, seedlings and fertilizers for his farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015