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Ahlam is a Palestinian hardworking woman and the mother of four children, one of whom is married.

Ahlam works in several businesses: she raises goats and sheep to sell and currently has more than thirty; she also has birds that she sells, either for food or for their lovely sounds; she even raises peacocks which she sells for their feathers.

Currently, after her husband became sick and was not able to work on a continuous basis, she decided to establish a greenhouse to grow and sell vegetables; she already has the land and the basic equipments in addition to the necessary experience.

Ahlam received several loans from FATEN and has repaid them all in full and on time. Now she needs 2,500 USD to start her greenhouse. She appears in the photo at her barn.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,500 helped Ahlam to establish a greenhouse.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2009
Nov 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011