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Sarah is a 31-year-old housewife and mother of seven children: three sons and four daughters. Sarah's husband Fareez is a school bus driver and, in the evening, a taxi driver, so Sarah established her own business to help her husband support the big family they share together.

Last year Sarah used the couple's savings to buy a number of hens, feed and a coop. The hens were bought for the purpose of producing and selling eggs and chicks. For the past year the farm has been making good money and attracting a good number of customers, which has helped the couple afford life expenses. Sarah is thinking of expanding the farm and buying more hens to increase production, so she came to FATEN to take a loan.

Sarah's husband Fareez stands next to the hens' coop in the picture as Sarah is a conservative woman who doesn't want her picture published online.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 64
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,090,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Sarah to buy more hens for her farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2010
Apr 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011