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Mervat is a 26-year-old young woman who is married with two sons and one daughter. Her husband works in a bakery with a decent salary. Mervat has a project raising sheep. She benefits from selling products from the sheep, which is another good source of income for her family. Mervat wants to increase the benefits from raising sheep by purchasing more of them, but the amount of money she has isn't enough to pay, so she needs to take a loan of JOD 600 from FATEN.

When Mervat takes the loan, which is repaid on a monthly basis, she will expand her project of raising sheep and sell extra amounts of sheep products, which will increase the family income and enable her to live with her family in better conditions. Mervat is photographed in the FATEN branch.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 32
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,439,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.7
    Jordan Dinars (JOD) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Mervat to purchase more sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012