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Wafa is a single woman from Rafah City in Gaza Strip. Wafa rented a store eight years ago and started her own grocery business that she runs with the help of her brother who appears in the picture here. Wafa is a conservative woman and doesn't want her picture online. Wafa wanted to increase the variety of goods she sells in the store. Therefore, she came to FATEN and took a loan for this purpose. Wafa wishes to have a big supermarket in the near future using savings from the store's profits and the help of FATEN loans.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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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 $1,500 helped Wafa to purchase a larger variety of goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2010
Dec 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012