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Nijmeh is a young woman from Ramallah City who runs and manages a store by herself, importing toys, displaying them and selling them to customers. She took out a loan from Kiva partner, FATEN, to pay part of the price of the goods that she bought to display and sell in her store. Nijmeh is an independent woman who is building her career and running her business successfully.

Nijmeh's husband appears in the picture in the toy store as she is a conservative woman who is not comfortable with posting her picture on the web.

Additional Information


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 72
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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 $2,000 helped Nijmeh to purchase toys for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 22, 2013