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Mervat is a young woman from Bethlehem. She is a wife and the mother of three sons. Mervat and her husband run a sweets bakery; they distribute their products to sweets shops. Mervat and her husband wanted to improve their business and have their own store to sell sweets as well as distribute them.

Mervat took out a loan from FATEN to purchase an additional oven as well as shelves for the new shop. Mervat's husband appears in the the picture here because she is a religious woman.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 73
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,460,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Mervat to purchase an oven for baking sweets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2012