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Ikram is a 30-year-old mother of two boys and two girls. Her husband, Ahmed, is a carpenter who has his own workshop where he produces home furniture. Ahmed inherited his father's profession and workshop, which has been in service for 30 years now.

Ikram's husband needed to buy wood as it's the season for preparing houses due to the marriage season. Therefore, she took an $800 loan from FATEN to help her husband. Ahmed is known for his good taste and quality in producing furniture. Ahmed is in his workshop in the picture.

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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 $800 helped Ikram to purchase wood for furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011