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Fayzeh is 28 years old and lives with her husband and three children. At home she tries to take care of her family in the best way possible. Because of her economic situation, she had to find some way to make money, and with her husband's support she was able to open a store near her house.

Fayzeh is very happy with the way her business has grown, and she is sure that it will continue to improve so that she can use her profit to expand her store. With the $1,500 that she is requesting, she will increase the amount of merchandise she offers and will make improvements to the store so that it is more attractive to the public.

Note: The picture featured in this business profile is the husband of entrepreneur. In Palestine, it is culturally unacceptable to some people to post a picture of a woman to the Internet. However, the loan is to the female entrepreneur.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 100
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,176,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Fayzeh increase the amount of merchandise in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2009
Sep 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 13, 2011