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Jamalat T. is a 34-year-old housewife and mother. Her husband, Tayseer, owns an electronics store in a very good location in Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza Strip. He appears in the photo in the electronics store since Jamalat comes from a conservative background.

Jamalat’s husband started this store two years ago and it is prospering and attracting customers. As the number of customers is increasing he decided to expand his store and purchase more electronics to sell. Accordingly, Jamalat took a $2,000 loan from FATEN to help him expand the store and purchase more electronics.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 88
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  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Jamalat to enable her husband to expand his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2010
Sep 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012