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Yahia is a 24-year-old single man from Gaza city. He lives with his family in a small simple house. For the past year, Yehia has been working in his store where he repair refrigerators. It is a good business and he earns a good income. Yahia would like to improve his business.

Yahia took a USD Murahaba loan from FATEN. This loan will help him buy a especial gas he uses for repairing refrigerators. By taking this loan, Yahia's productivity and income will increase.

Yahia appears in the photo in his store.

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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
  • 75
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,458,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,875 helped Yahia to buy a especial gas he uses for repairing refrigerators.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2016