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Faten is a 46-year-old woman. She is married with three sons and one daughter. Her husband is a taxi driver which is the only source of income to the family. Faten wants to help her husband in paying for insuring and licencing the taxi he has as the amount of money he has isn't enough to pay. She wants to take a loan in in the amount of $1,500 from FATEN to help in paying for these expenses.

When Faten gets the loan, which is repaid on a monthly basis, she will have the amount of money that is required for insuring and licencing the taxi to be legal. Once the taxi is legal her husband will be able to drive and work extra hours to increase his income and provide to his family better life conditions. Faten is a conservative woman so her husband Mahmood is photographed instead next to his taxi.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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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 $1,500 helped Faten to pay for insuring and licencing the taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012