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Diana is a young woman from Qalqilia in Palestine. She is married and is the mother of two daughters and two sons. Diana has taken a loan of $500 to purchase tools for manufacturing gypsum and decorations. Her husband has a small workshop in his house producing statues and decorative items for the home and he installs them as well. This loan from Kiva partner, FATEN, will allow Diana's husband to take more contracts and increase his number of customers.
Diana is a conservative woman and therefore her husband is shown in the photograph instead.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,647,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Diana to purchase tools for manufacturing gypsum and decorations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2011
Aug 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012