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Rab'aa is a 47-year-old married woman with seven sons and three daughters. Some of her sons are employed and others work in agriculture. Rab'aa has a store for selling home appliances. She wants to buy a large number of home appliances to improve her collection and to increase her income. The amount of money she has isn't enough, so she needs to take out a loan of $3,000 from FATEN. With her FATEN loan, which is repaid on a monthly basis, Rab'aa will purchase more home appliances and have a larger collection to sell. Her income will increase and this will improve her family's living conditions. Rab'aa is photographed in her store.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 64
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,090,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Rab'aa to purchase a large number of home appliances to sell and increase her income.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
33 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2014