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Amal is a 44-year-old young woman. She is married and has five sons and one daughter. Amal lives in Rafah city, Gaza Strip in Palestine. Her husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee who earns a decent salary. Amal wants to renew the taxi engine her husband drives, but she doesn't have enough cash to pay, so she needs to take a loan of $1,200. Amal will be able to pay easily for changing the taxi engine, which will make the taxi work more efficiently and generate more income for the family. Amal is a religious conservative woman. Her husband is photographed instead.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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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 $1,200 helped Amal to renew his taxi's engine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2011
Aug 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 20, 2013