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Asmaa is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published on-line, so her husband appears in the photo.
Asmaa is a 37-year-old married woman from Jabalia city. She is a mother of two sons, and two daughters. For the past three years, Asmaa and her husband opened a small farm where they raise sheep. It is a good project and earns a good income, but still needs some development.
Asmaa took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her and her husband to buy more sheep for their farm. By taking this loan, Asmaa and her husband will be able to develop their farm, and also the family income.

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More information about this loan

This loan is governed by Islamic lending principles. Because Islamic Law prohibits the charging of interest, FATEN is charging 0% interest on this loan. This is a Murabaha loan, which means that FATEN purchases goods for borrowers and charges a fee or mark-up. Click here to learn more about this loan type and Kiva's approach to lending in the Islamic world.  


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 29
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,439,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,250 helped Asmaa to help her and her husband to buy more sheep for their farm.
83% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2014
Feb 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: