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Maali is a young woman who is married to Nael and the mother of four daughters and four sons. Maali and her husband own a shisha (an oriental tobacco pipe) place. Maali took out a loan from FATEN to buy a large amount of shisha supplies and coffee to sell and increase their profit. The store is located in the heart of the city and attracts a good number of clients. That's why the increased stock would improve the family's finances.

Maali's husband, Nael, appears in the picture here as Maali is a conservative woman.

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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 $1,775 helped Maali to purchase large amounts of nuts and coffee.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2010
Dec 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012