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Ayat is a 26-year-old young woman who is married and has one son. Her husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee with modest salary and he also works as a taxi driver.

Ayat wants to share with her husband in completing the price of purchasing a new taxi, but the amount of money she has isn't enough to pay for her share, so she needs to take a loan in the amount of $1,500 from FATEN. When Ayat gets the loan which is repaid on a monthly basis, she will be able to share with her husband and purchase a new taxi. This will enable her husband to work extra hours and increase his income to provide better living conditions for the family.

Ayat is a conservative woman, so her husband is photographed instead of her.

Additional Information


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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 Ayat to complete the price of purchasing new taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2011
Oct 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013