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Seham S. is the mother of four daughters and one son. She is married to a construction worker and the family lives in Bethlehem. Seham's husband doesn't have stable employment, so it is hard to take care of a family.

In an attempt to help her husband Seham, sold all of her gold accessories to get the money to start a small grocery store. Recently, Seham wanted to expand the store and purchase more goods in order to increase her profits and attract a larger number of customers.

In the photo, Seham appears in the store with her son.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 61
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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 $3,000 helped Seham purchase goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2010
Jun 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011