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Basam is a 39-year-old Palestinian woman. She lives in Al-Khader village near Bethlehem but works in Hebron city as a messenger in the Ministry of Social Affairs. She lives with her sister who also works as a clerk. They are both single and live alone after their parents passed away.

Basma has diabetes that affects her eyes. She needs surgery ASAP and needs the money for this surgery, so she has requested 2,000 USD from FATEN.

Basma appears in the photo at the FATEN office.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 62
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,012,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Basma to pay for her eye surgery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2009
Nov 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011