Ibtesam is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in the photo.
Ibtesam is a 45-year-old married woman from Tulkarem City. She lives with her husband and twelve kids; she has eight sons and four daughters.
For the past ten years, Ibtesam's husband has been working in an aluminum workshop where he makes windows and doors. It is a good business, and he has good experience in this field.
Ibtesam took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her husband to buy new machines for cutting aluminum in his workshop. This loan will help him to improve the shop and also increase his productivity.
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.