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Aug 5, 2016 6:05 AM ET

Archived: Palestine – Ahmad: A loan of $1,050 helps to make repairs to his house.

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 5, 2016


Rafah city, Gaza Strip, Palestine / Personal Housing Expenses
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Ahmad’s story

Ahmad is 30-year-old man from Rafah, Gaza Strip. He is married with one child. Ahmad runs a small clothing shop and his income is very limited and unstable. His house was destroyed in the latest conflict in Gaza. Ahmad appears in this photo.

Ahmad is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to make some repairs in his house including new windows and doors. His loan will have a tremendous impact on Ahmad’s family because it will give them a proper home and a solid roof. Ahmad is thankful for your help. 

This loan is special because:

It helps people in conflict zones rebuild their homes and businesses. 

Lev Plaves
Kiva staff 

More about this loan

This loan is part of FATEN’s efforts to meet the urgent needs of people in Gaza in light of the recent violence in the coastal strip. It will target Gazans who had parts of their houses or businesses damaged during the recent conflict. Support from Kiva lenders is especially important during this time of crisis in Gaza, as Kiva funding will allow FATEN to offer this product at a lower interest rate and with more flexible loan terms. This loan will target existing FATEN clients as well as new clients in need. By funding this loan, you are helping someone who has been directly affected by the recent conflict begin to rebuild their home or business at a price they can afford. 

About Palestine for Credit & Development (FATEN):

Palestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn moreabout how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.

A loan of $1,050 helps to make repairs to his house.

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