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Kawthar, who is married to Adham, is a mother of two daughters (Sawsan and Tamam) and one son (Haitham). Kawthar’s husband is a taxi driver in Rafah city in Gaza Strip. Kawthar’s husband has been a taxi driver for five years. His car is the only source of income and it needs maintenance. Therefore, Kawthar took a loan from FATEN so that her husband can cover the expenses.

Kawthar’s husband appears in the picture here, as Kawthar is a conservative woman.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Kawthar to cover car maintenance expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2011