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Bassma
Bassma is a married women, 27 years old a mother of four children. Bassma is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online,so her husband appears for her in this Kiva profile photo.
Bassma is living in a humble house in Gaza city with a decent income but not enough to cover all expenses needed by the family. Bassma is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of purchasing a new mobile phone.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is governed by Islamic lending principles. Because Islamic Law prohibits the charging of interest, FATEN is charging 0% interest on this loan. This is a Murabaha loan, which means that FATEN purchases goods for borrowers and charges a fee or mark-up. Click here to learn more about this loan type and Kiva's approach to lending in the Islamic world.  

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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

  • $2,900
    Average annual income
  • 18
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,145,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Bassma to buy a new mobile phone.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 16, 2013
Listed
Jun 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014