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Marwa is 26 years old and is from Gaza. She owns a beauty salon, and her goal is to own one of the biggest beauty centers in the area.

Marwa asked Ryada for this youth loan to buy an electricity generator and change the decorations in her salon. She hopes this loan will help her improve her income to help her achieve her dream of owning her center.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,485,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Marwa to buy an electricity generator and change the decorations in her salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2012
Sep 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014