Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Azhar is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo, taken inside the store. Azhar is a 36-year-old married woman - a housewife and a mother to two sons and two daughters. Her husband is employed and gets a low salary, which is not enough to cover all the family's needs.

For the past one and a half years, Azhar's husband has had a grocery store, selling different types of groceries. It has been a profitable project and a second source of income for the family, but also it needs more support to cover the costs.

Azhar wants to support her husband to improve the family's project, so she is requesting a 2,000 USD loan from FATEN to help her husband cover the costs of purchasing needed stock of basic groceries that customers often request, such as rice, sugar and dairy products. This will increase sales and increase the family's income, so they could live in better conditions.

Additional Information


Palestinians 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.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 66
    View loans »
    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,971,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Azhar to purchase needed stock of basic groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2012
Dec 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014