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Hiba A. is a 30-year-old mother of four daughters and two sons. All of her children are school students between 2 and 8 years old.
Hiba's husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee and with a big family like his, he had to find another source of income.
Hiba's husband could use a space in his father's property to start an electronics sale store. Hiba took out a loan from FATEN to help her husband purchase the electronics to be sold in the store.

Hiba is a religious woman. Therefore, her husband is photographed here.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 146
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,274,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Hiba to purchase home electronic accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 21, 2011
May 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2012