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Diana is a young woman from Palestine. She is a housewife and a mother of two children. Her husband Rabie sells retail items such as lighters, key-chains, hygiene items, etc. He uses a cart and wanders in the streets selling from market to market and door to door.

Diana took out a loan from FATEN for her husband who wants to increase the variety of items he sells but he can't pay for it all at once.
Diana is a conservative woman. Therefore, her husband is photographed instead.

Additional Information


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 76
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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 $1,000 helped Diana to purchase items such as lighters, candies, and hygiene items to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012