Fatema is a 57-year-old woman who is a mother of five sons and one daughter. Two of her sons are workers with small salaries. Her husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee who earns a small salary, but not enough to cover the family's needs and expenses. Fatema wants to help improve the family's income by starting her own project: selling fruits and vegetables to customers and neighbors. Fatema is requesting a $2,000 US loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of purchasing fruits and vegetables to start her project.
Fatema is a conservative woman who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her son Abdul Rahman appears in her Kiva profile photo.
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