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Lamees is a 28-year-old married woman, living in Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza Strip. Lamees took out a $1,000 loan from FATEN to improve her poor home furniture. Her husband, who is a Palestinian National Authority employee, has a decent salary but it doesn't help him improve the home furniture by paying in cash. By having a loan from FATEN to be repaid on a monthly basis, Lamees and the family can afford to improve their home furniture. Obtaining this loan is a priority for Lamees, so she can live with her family in better conditions.

Lamees is a conservative woman; therefore, her husband is photographed instead of her.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 58
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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 $1,000 helped Lamees to improve her old poor home furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013