For the past two years, Shefa has had a small sewing workshop in her house where she sews clothes for customers. This has been a profitable project, but it needs additional support to cover the cost of new equipment.
Shefa is requesting a USD youth loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of purchasing a new sewing machine to provide better quality to her loyal customers. This will increase sales and improve Shefa's income, so that she will live with her family in better conditions.
Shefa is pictured here while she is sewing clothes.
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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 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.
About FATENPalestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.
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