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Fathiyeh
Fathiyeh is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo.



Fathiyeh is a 45-year-old married mother of four from Al Nosirat, near Deir el Balah city. She and her husband are public sector workers whose salaries do not cover all of the family needs. Fathiyeh has requested a USD Murabaha loan from FATEN to help the family complete their new home by installing tiles.

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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About Housing Loans

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About Palestine

  • $2,900
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $10,587,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Fathiyeh to pay the costs of completing their new home by installing tiles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 21, 2013
Listed
Jun 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 17, 2015