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Karemih is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in the Kiva profile picture in her sewing workshop.

Karemih is a 47-year-old from Qalqilia. She is a mother to six sons; two of them are workers. For the past year, Karemih has been working in a sewing workshop she owns. It is a profitable project and provides the family a good income. Karemih would like to improve her workshop.

Karemih took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her to buy two sewing machines. This will enable her to increase her productivity and also her income will be increased.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,415,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Karemih to buy two sewing machines for her sewing workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015