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Faten S. and her husband have an olive wood workshop producing all-wood handicrafts such as crosses, statues, necklaces, etc. Faten has one daughter and three sons who are all school students. Faten and her husband work in the workshop together. Faten took out a loan to purchase work tools and to pay for printing business cards. As Christmas is around the corner, the workshop's clients are demanding more products, as well as the tourists who come to buy Christmas wooden ornaments and souvenirs. Faten has had five loans before this one from FATEN and has always committed to repayments. Faten's picture was taken in FATEN's office.

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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 $1,000 helped Faten to purchase olive wood and business cards.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2010
Dec 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012