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Fifty-three-year-old Siham is a perfect example of dedication and effort. She works alone to support her only son and her paralyzed husband. She has a small business where she sells clothes in the streets of the city of Gaza in Palestine. She has been able to help her family pay for food expenses and medications.

At this time Siham turns to your heart to ask for a loan to buy more clothes to sell. She appreciates your kindness and generosity.

Additional Information

About Vitas Palestine

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 Vitas Palestine are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,971,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Siham to buy more clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2009
Nov 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 30, 2010