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Ibtihaj is a 41-year-old woman who is married and has two sons and two daughters. Her husband is a taxi driver and is photographed next to the car. Her husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee who earns a decent salary. Ibtihaj has taken out a loan of $1,500 from Kiva partner, FATEN, so that her husband uses it to pay for taxi insurance and licensing fee. The loan Ibtihaj took which she will repay over 18 months to avoid exhausting the family financially.
Ibtehaj is a conservative woman, which is why she is not shown in the picture, and her husband appears instead.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,012,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Ibtihaj to cover taxi insurance and licensing fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2011
Jul 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012