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Sabah is the mother of one son and three daughters. Two of her daughters are married. The third daughter and her son are 14 and 16-year-old students, respectively. Sabah's husband, Khalil, sells vegetables and fruit from his booth in the vegetable market.

Sabah works in tailoring. She uses her income to pay for her son's and daughter's education expenses, while her husband's income pays for their household expenses.

Khalil saved money to buy a shop to replace his vegetable booth. He considered borrowing money from his friends to complete the transaction, but Sabah decided to come to FATEN instead and take a loan for this purpose.

Khalil appears in the picture because Sabah is a conservative woman.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,176,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Sabah purchase a vegetable shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 30, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012