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Asem is a 52-year-old husband and the father of three sons and one daughter. One of the sons is a school teacher who helps his father with household expenses. The other three children are college and high-school students. Asem is a literacy teacher.

Asem took a $1000 loan from FATEN to pay for his son's college tuition fees. He hopes that the son finishes his education and finds a good job, which will help his brother and sister continue their education.

In the picture, Asem appears at the FATEN office in Qalqilia.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 76
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,460,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Asem pay for his son's college tuition.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2010
Apr 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011