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For cultural reasons, Asmaa prefers that her photo not be on the Internet. Thus the photo is of her husband Sameer, who has his photo taken next to the taxi office he owns.
Asmaa is a 40-year-old woman. She is married to Sameer and is a mother to four sons. She is a housewife and her husband has had a taxi office for eight years. It is a profitable project and the only source of income for the family, but also it needs more support for development and expansion.
Asmaa's husband wants to buy additional taxis for the business in order to provide easier and faster service to his customers. Asmaa decided to help her husband in expanding the office, so she is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to cover the cost of purchasing the taxi.
Taking this loan will help Asmaa and her husband to add another new taxi to the business, which will offer better service to their customers. This will increase the family's income and improve their living conditions.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 62
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,628,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Asmaa to purchase a taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013