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Abeer is married to Hilal, a driver in Gaza city in the Gaza Strip. She is a 28-year-old woman and doesn't have children yet. Her husband wants to buy his own rickshaw to have a better income as he drives one now and shares the returns with the owner of the rickshaw.

Abeer took out a loan from FATEN so that her husband can add to the money he has saved and buy a rickshaw. Abeer is a religious woman as are most Gaza citizens therefore Hilal was photographed instead of her.

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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 Abeer to add to the money the borrower has and buy a rickshaw.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013