Najah M. is a housewife and the mother of four children. She appears in the photo at FATEN's office.
Najah’s husband inherited a metal shop from his father and started running it fifteen years ago. He loves his work and would like to expand it and be able to serve more customers.
Najah thought of a loan from FATEN to help her husband meet his ambition as well as to increase their income to meet the living expenses of a big family.
Najah's husband wants to purchase a device that he will his use in his workshop to cut metal shapes. As Najah tells it, the workshop has been a profession in her husband’s family for years and has run very well since the day it started.
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.