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Madiha Taqatqa is married and her husband is the one managing their business. He owns a taxi that he operates between Bethlehem and Zatara village. He used to work inside Israel but since the separation wall, it became impossible for him to get there and also he was not able to get a permit. So he bought the taxi and works with it.

This is the family’s second loan from FATEN and they need this loan to do some maintenance on their taxi and to pay some registration fees to the Transportation Department.

Madiha and her husband appear in the photo next to their taxi.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 128
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  • $14,274,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Madiha to pay for taxi maintenance and registration fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2009
Nov 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011