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Azhar is a 37-year-old divorced woman from Rafah city. She lives with her family and her two kids (a son and a daughter) in a very simple house in the city. Azhar is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her brother appears in the photo. She works as an employee in the public sector where she gets a low salary that is the only source of income for her family.

Azhar is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to help her buy a water purification machine for her home. She will use her loan to provide clean water for her family. In the future, Azhar would like to buy all the needed stuff for her home to improve her family’s living conditions.

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This loan is part of FATEN's green loan program, which helps clients to gain access to environmentally friendly products that reduce pollution in Palestine.


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 70
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $11,971,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Azhar to buy a water purification machine for her home.
75% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 4, 2013
Dec 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: