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Tharwat is a 39-year-old, married woman. She is a housewife and a mother to three sons. Tharwat is a conservative person, who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband, Majed, appears in her place in the Kiva profile photo. He was photographed next to the taxi.

Tharwat's husband has been driving a taxi for the past two years. This has been a profitable project and is the only source of income for the family. Now the business needs more support to cover its costs.

Tharwat is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to help her husband, by furnishing him with the last bit of money he needs to complete the price of purchasing his own taxi. Owning the taxi will enable Tharwat's husband to work extra hours and take additional internal and external requests for service. This will improve the family's income.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,660,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Tharwat to complete the price of purchasing the taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015