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Siham is a 45-year-old woman. She is married and the mother of five sons and four daughters between the ages of 5 and 18 years. Her husband works in agriculture and has a farm planted with olive and almond trees. The income he gets from selling the crops isn't enough to cover the family's needs and their education expenses.

Siham has decided to assist her husband in improving the family's income by having her own project, a grocery store. She sells a variety of groceries, and she wants to buy some additional items currently missing from her store, including rice, tea, milk, sugar, cooking oil, and canned food.

Siham is requesting a 3,000 USD loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of purchasing more groceries for her store. This will increase her sales and improve the family's income.

Siham is photographed with her youngest son in her store.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,439,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Siham to purchase necessary groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2012
Jun 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014