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Ashraf is a 29-year-old married man from Deir Al-Balah city. He is a father of two young children, a son and a daughter. Ashraf works as an employee in the public sector where he gets a low income. This is the only source of income for the family. Ashraf would like to improve the family living conditions and buy all the needed stuff.

Ashraf took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy a solar system for heating water. By taking this loan, Ashraf will be able to provide hot water using a clean power source instead of electricity.

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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
  • 133
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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 $1,000 helped Ashraf to buy a solar system for heating water.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2014
Apr 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014