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Fadwa, who is in the picture, is a retired teacher. She is the 64-year-old mother of three daughters and two sons. Fadwa's sister, who lives in Jordan, had critical surgery. Fadwa wants to visit her sister but she doesn't have the money to pay for the trip's expenses. Fadwa took out a loan from FATEN to be able to go to Jordan and visit her sick sister.

Fadwa lives in Ramallah, Palestine, and is a well-known woman of good reputation.

Additional Information


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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 $2,000 helped Fadwa to pay for the travel expenses to Jordan to visit her sick sister.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2011
Jun 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013