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Khalil is a 24-year-old single young man from Bethlehem City. He lives alone in a simple house. Khalil finished his study at the university and took a BA degree recently.

He now would like to work in the family business, which is a store for selling gifts and traditional works. He buys the merchandise from local craftsmen and resells it to the tourists. It is a good business, but the income is seasonal due to the tourism seasons. Khalil would like to improve the store.

Khalil took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy more products for his gifts and traditional works store to resell. By taking this loan, Khalil will be able to increase his sales and also his income.

Khalil appears in the photo.

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More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 


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
  • 88
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Khalil to buy more products for his gifts and traditional works store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2016