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Khitam and her family run a restaurant in Jabalia, a city in the Gaza Strip. Khitam is the mother of five sons and two daughters.

Khitam and her husband, Mohammad, have been fixing a few things and replacing old equipment in the restaurant. They still need to replace the old oven, so Khitam came to Faten and received a $1,500 loan for this purpose.

Khitam, her husband, and children are known for their honesty and good manners. In the future, Khitam and her husband plan to have a bigger restaurant that serves seafood if the returns from the current restaurant increase as expected.

In the photo, Khitam's husband, Mohammad, is working in the restaurant.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 73
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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 $1,500 helped Khitam purchasing ovens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2010
Jul 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012