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Mahdiya is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo, pictured in the grocery store he has.
Mahdiya is 41 years old and has two sons and two daughters, 12 to 18 years old, and all in school.
For the past three years, Mahdiya's husband has had a store selling different types of groceries. It has been a profitable project and the only source of income to the family, but also it needs more support to cover some of the costs.
Mahdiya is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to help her husband cover the costs of purchasing needed stocks of basic groceries that customers often request such as rice, canned and frozen food and dairy products. This will increase sales and increase the family's income and ensure better living conditions.

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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 $1,500 helped Mahdiya to purchase stocks of basic groceries that customers often request.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015