Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Wissam is a young woman from Deir Al Balah in the Gaza Strip. She is married and has two daughters. Wissam's husband sells ornamental birds and fish. Wissam's husband Ahmad started the store two years ago, and now that he has a good number of customers, he wants to increase his sales.

Wissam took a loan from FATEN so that Ahmad could buy more fish and birds as well as their feed and other accessories. Wissam's husband Ahmad appears in the picture here as Wissam is a conservative woman.

Additional Information


Palestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 68
    View loans »
    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 $1,500 helped Wissam purchasing ornamental birds and fish and feed for them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2011
Feb 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012