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Aug 12, 2016 6:34 AM ET

Archived: Palestine – Ibrahim: A loan of $2,000 helps to buy a fishing net.

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 12, 2016


Borrower image

Ibrahim’s story

Ibrahim is a 35-year-old man from Rafah, Gaza Strip. He is married with a child and his wife is a stay-at-home mom. Ibrahim took a USD loan to buy fishing net. He is a fisherman and this trawl helps him to bring home a larger amount of fish to sell. This way, he is able to provide for his large family and get a decent living. He is very grateful for your support and he appears in the photo. 

This loan is special because:

It fosters stability in a time of turmoil for this region. 

Lev Plaves
Kiva staff 

More about this loan

This loan is part of FATEN’s efforts to help individuals living in the Gaza Strip improve their business. With ongoing violence and political instability, Palestinians living in the coastal enclave face challenges in running small businesses. Following the war in the summer of 2014, business conditions and the economic environment significantly worsened in Gaza. By supporting this loan, you will be helping individuals overcome some of these obstacles in an area of conflict and political instability.

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 $2,000 helps to buy a fishing net.

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