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Fatema is a 34-year-old young woman. She is married and has four sons and one daughter. She lives in Khanyounis city in Gaza located in Palestine. Her husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary. Fatema has a project of having chairs to rent to wedding parties, which is another source of income for the family. She wants to increase the number of chairs she has because of the high customer demand for renting chairs for their parties in this season. The amount of money she has isn't enough to pay, so she needs to take a loan of $3,000 from FATEN. When Fatema gets the loan, which is repaid on a monthly basis, she will purchase chairs and increase the number of rental chairs. That will increase her income and enable her to share the life expenses and live with her family in better conditions. Fatema is a conservative woman, so her husband is photographed instead.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,415,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Fatema to purchase extra chairs for rental to wedding parties.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
32 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2011
Sep 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2014