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Suhair is a 30-year-old wife and mother of three daughters and two sons. Her husband, Ismael, is a plumber who has been working for 10 years. Ismael has his own workshop. He does plumbing and installs water networks for new houses and buildings, in addition to selling pieces of water networks.

Ismael is a National Palestinian Authority employee and a plumber. After 10 years, Ismael needed new tools for his profession. Suhair suggested taking a $1,500 loan from FATEN for this purpose.

Ismael appears in the picture at his workshop.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 108
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,260,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Suhair to purchase plumbing tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012