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Iman is a 38-year-old young woman who is married and has three sons and five daughters. She lives in Azzon Atmeh village near Qalqilia city located in Palestine. Her husband is employed in a school with a decent salary. Iman has a grocery store, which is another source of income for the family and she wants to improve the store by purchasing groceries in bulk to sell and increase their income. But the amount of money she has isn't enough to pay for the groceries, so she needs to take a loan of $1,500 from FATEN. When Iman takes the FATEN loan, which is repaid on a monthly basis, she will purchase the groceries, sell more to improve the income and live with her family in better conditions. Iman is a religious, conservative woman, so her husband and two of his daughters are photographed instead in the grocery store.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,176,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Iman to purchase groceries in bulk to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2011
Sep 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012