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Amal is a 50-year-old widow from a small village near Jenin. She is a mother of two sons and seven daughters. Her oldest son is twenty years old. Amal has been working in a beauty salon for many years. She has very good experience, and she is well-known in her city. She also sells creams, cosmetics, and perfumes.

Amal took a 1,000 USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her to improve her beauty salon by obtaining new decorations. This will attract more customers, especially in the summer season.

Amal appears in the photo in her salon.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 38
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  • $12,470,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Amal to improve her beauty salon by obtaining new decorations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2013
Oct 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014