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Shoroq is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online so her brother appears in the photo

Shoroq is a 20-year-old single young lady from Jabalia city. She lives with her family in a small and simple house. Shoroq's father is a worker in the construction field where he gets a good income but not a stable one due to the market demand. This is the only source of income for the family.

Shoroq is a student in her third year at a local university. She studies pharmaceuticals. She would like to finish her studies and find a job in the future.

Shoroq took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her to buy a new laptop for her studies. This will help her in writing her reports and homework.

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This loan is part of FATEN's new education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options.


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,012,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Shoroq to buy a new laptop for her studies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 21, 2015