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Yousef is a 28-year-old married man from Dier Al-Balah city. He is a father of one child. He works as an employee in the public sector, where he gets a low income. This income barely covers all the family’s needs.

Two years ago, Yousef started his own project, which is a chicken farm. It is a very good business, and the income is high.

Yousef took a USD Murabaha loan from FATEN. This loan will help him to buy more chicks for his farm. By taking this loan, Yousef will be able to improve his farm and increase the productivity.

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Additional Information

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
  • 82
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,900 helped Yousef to buy more chicks for his farm.
91% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 5, 2014
May 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: