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Laila S. is a 45-year-old Palestinian woman from Ramallah. She owns a clothing and accessories store in Ramallah, where she sells women's wear and accessories. The store is well known in the neighborhood and has its own clientele.

Laila took a $3000 loan from FATEN to start selling a different type of goods in her store in addition to the women wear and accessories. Laila wants to add toys and dolls for children, as well as children's wear, to her store. She believes this will increase demand for what she sells and yield a better income.

Laila stands in her store in the photo above.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 75
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,944,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Laila add new goods to women's clothing store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 1, 2010
May 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012