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Ibtesamis a 52-year-old married woman. She is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online. Her son Ammar appears in her profile photo next to sweets piled as high as he is. Ammar is married and father to one son. For the past two years, he has operated a stall where he sells sweets. His stall is located in the market center where there is good customer movement. Ammar has good customer demand and his stall is profitable for him. It is the only source of income for his family and he needs support to cover the costs.

Ibtesam is requesting a 2,000 USD loan to purchase a collection of sweets for Ammar to sell. She wants to support her son. Her loan will help increase Ammar's sales and improve the family's income. Ibtesam hopes her loan will also improve the family's living conditions.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,415,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Ibtesam to purchase a collection of sweets to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2012
Dec 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015