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Amal is a 29-year-old young woman who is married and has five sons and two daughters. Amal has taken out a loan for $2,000 to pay the expenses of car insurance and licensing for her husband's taxi. Amal's husband is a taxi driver in the city of Rafah in Gaza Strip. He transports passengers in the city and to cities outside Rafah. The taxi is the only source of income for Amal's big family. Amal's husband is photographed here instead of his religious wife.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 146
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  • $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 Amal to pay for her husband's taxi insurance and licensing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 16, 2011
Jul 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013