A loan of $2,350 helps to buy a laptop for his studies in computer science.
Ibrahem, who appears in the photo, is a 19-year-old from Jabalia, Gaza Strip. He is a student at a local university. He studies computer science, and he is very excellent in that field. He needs a laptop for his studies, but he doesn’t have enough money. For that reason, he went to Palestine for Credit and Development (FATEN) to request a US Dollar loan. He planned to use the loan to buy a laptop for his studies. He will use the laptop to do his research and homework. He hopes you will help and fund his loan.
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The loan is also 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.
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 more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.