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Suad S. is a 50-year-old mother and wife. Suad has two sons and one daughter who are all college students. Suad's husband is a National Authority employee who barely covers his housing expenses with his decent salary. Suad wanted to help her husband and started a tailoring workshop in one room of the house. She started fixing and tailoring women clothes as well as producing praying costumes.

Suad is very happy that she started helping her husband and participating in her children's education fees as well as becoming very well known after five years of work.

Suad appears in the picture above, working on the tailoring machine.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Suad to purchase cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2010
Aug 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012