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Naema A. is a 56-year-old housewife. Naema has two sons who are married and live in another village. Naema's husband suffers from health issues, so Naema is the one who works to support herself and her husband.

Naema started growing vegetables on a piece of land that her husband owns, and on which they have a greenhouse. Because summer has already started, and it's relatively hotter than in past years, she decided to build a tube well (a type of water well in which a long stainless steel pipe is bored into an underground aquifer) to avoid water shortages in the coming years.

In the picture, Naema appears at the FATEN office.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 64
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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 Naema build a tube well.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2010
Jun 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012