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Samar is a young woman from Gaza City in Gaza Strip. Samar and her husband are the parents of three daughters and one son. Samar's husband runs a barber shop, which he started seven years ago. She took out a loan as her husband needed to buy a neck and shoulder massage machine to attract more customers to his shop

Samar is a conservative woman (as are most of Gaza inhabitants); therefore, her husband is photographed instead.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 62
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,628,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Samar to purchase a neck and shoulder massage machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2011
Mar 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2012