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Sawsan is a young mother of one son. Sawsan and her husband have a small clothing store that they managed to open using their savings. Sawsan and her husband are teachers in the UNRWA ( United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees).

Sawsan, who is photographed in FATEN's office, and her husband want to increase their income, so they took out a loan from FATEN to purchase more clothes to exhibit in the store as well as changing the store's decoration to adapt to the new clothes they want to purchase.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,491,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Sawsan to purchase more clothes to sell and redecorate her clothing store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014