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Azhar is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo. The picture was taken inside his store.

Azhar is a 20-year-old married woman. Her husband has owned a grocery store for four years. This store is the only sorce of income for the family. He sells different types of groceries. It has been a profitable project, but not enough to cover the costs.

Azhar is requesting a 2,000 USD loan from FATEN to help her husband to cover the costs of purchasing needed stock of basic groceries that customers often request such as rice, sugar, and milk. It will also be used to make improvements to the store's condition, such as installing additional shelves and painting. This will increase sales and increase Azhar's husband's income.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,491,750
    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 buy more stock of basic groceries for her husband's store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014