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Mohammad is a 28-year-old single man from Khanyounis. He lives with his family in a very old house. Mohammad is a painting worker with an unstable income due to the demand. His income barely covers all the family's needs. He is also a student in a local university where he studies Decorating Design. He would like to take a BA degree and find a better job in the future.

Mohammad took a USD Murabaha 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 write the reports easily.

Mohammad appears in the photo with his new laptop.

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More information about this loan

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.  


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 85
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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 $800 helped Mohammad to buy a new laptop for his studies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 9, 2014
May 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2015