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Aug 23, 2016 4:45 PM ET

Archived: Palestine: Rami – A loan of $2,350 helps to buy a solar heating system.

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2016


Borrower image

Rami’s story

Mahran is a 26-year-old married man from Dier-al-balah. He has five children. He works in the public sector and his income is very limited and unstable. He took a USD loan from FATEN to buy a solar heating system to get cheaper hot water. It is worth mentioning that the whole Gaza Strip has been suffering from a Fuel crisis for the past ten years.

He appears in the photo and he thanks you for your support. 

This loan is special because:

It provides access to environmentally friendly products. 

Lev Plaves
Kiva staff 

More 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. 

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 $2,350 helps to buy a solar heating system.

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