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Abeer H. took a loan from FATEN to help her husband improve and expand his meat shop. Abeer is a mother of five daughters and four sons; one of them has already graduated and works in the United Arab Emirates while the rest are school and university students.

Abeer's husband, Jala, started his business twenty years ago. He sells frozen and fresh meat and chicken which he prepares at his own shop. Jalal is thinking of expanding his business and purchasing a bigger fridge to include selling fish and expanding his business in order to cover his family expenses.

Jala's shop is well-known and is located in the market of Jenin city where you can see him in the picture above preparing chicken for one of his customers, who is standing next to him.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,458,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Abeer purchasing a bigger fridge.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2010
Apr 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012