Hanan wants to renew her home furniture. Since her husband earns a decent salary, she needs to take a loan of amount $1,000 from FATEN. Hanan needs to change the furniture because when she got married, her husband wasn't able to purchase bedroom furniture or a kitchen table and he borrowed them from parents and friends. Now that Hanan heard about FATEN loans and realized it would be easier to repay in smaller amounts, her problem was solved.
Hanan is a religious conservative woman. Her husband is photographed instead at FATEN's branch.
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About Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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