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Linda is a married woman from Beit Sahour, near Bethlehem city. She is a mother of three sons and three daughters. He husband has a factory for making souvenirs from olive wood. He sells them to the local traders where the demand for them is very high.

Linda helps her husband in his work and also prepares some handmade religious gifts. She took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her to buy a sewing machine for her work. By taking this loan, Linda will be able to make a new type of religious gifts and sell them in the local market.

Linda appears in the photo with one of her works.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 31
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $12,439,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Linda to buy a sewing machine for her work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2014
Jun 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015