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Maha is a mother of two daughters and two sons. As Maha is widowed, she takes care of her family. Therefore she took over her husband's work and started running the grocery store he used to own. Three of her children are school students while the forth (Issam who is shown in the picture as Maha doesn't want her picture published) helps her run the store.

Maha took a $3,000 loan from FATEN to buy groceries to sell in the store to increase the returns and help her cover her household and childrens' school expenses. The store is located in the old city of Nablus.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 107
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  • $14,228,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Maha purchase grocery store goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 22, 2012