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Safa is a young mother of two daughters and two sons. Her husband Rafat is a National Palestinian authority employee who had to find another source of income besides his work. Safa's husband started buying charcoal in bulk to sell to stores in the city. Safa's husband's charcoal work is bringing him a good income. Therefore, he wanted to purchase a transportation car in order to start distributing to stores outside the city and gain more customers, Safa took out a loan from FATEN for this purpose.

Safa is a conservative woman. Therefore, her husband is photographed instead.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,119,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Safa to purchase a car to distribute charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013