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Yaser is an employee of the Palestinian National Authority. Yaser is married and has two daughters, three and two years old. His salary was the family's only source of income till his wife came up with the idea of opening a small beauty salon in one of the rooms of their house to help her husband support their family.

It's been less than a year since she started offering services to her family and the women who live in the same neighborhood of Tulkarem city where she lives, and the number of customers is noticeably increasing.

Yaser wanted to help his wife improve her salon so he took a US$ 800 loan from FATEN so she can buy the needed equipment and materials such as make-up kits and hair-coloring creams. He tells us that this will increase the number of customers she has and the income from the project which might prepare her for a salon outside the house.

Yaser stands in the picture at FATEN's office in Tulkarem.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 32
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,439,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Yaser purchase beauty shop tools and equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 21, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2011