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Khitam is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo, having the picture in his restaurant.
Khitam is a 44-year-old married woman and a mother to two sons and two daughters. She is a housewife and her husband is employed and gets small salary, which is not enough to cover all the family's needs.
For the past four years, Khitam's husband has had a restaurant for making oriental food, his project is located in a distinguished area, and he has a good demand from customers. His project a profitable one, but also needs more support to cover some costs.
Khitam is requesting a 1,500 USD loan from FATEN to help her husband cover the cost of purchasing more food and new restaurant kit such as dishes, cooking vessels, and different types of knives.
This will improve Khitam's husband project and satisfy his customers, which will increase his sales and positively increase the family's income to live in better conditions.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,442,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Khitam to buy more food and a new restaurant kit for his restaurant business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2013
May 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015