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Rasmiya, a 57-year-old woman, is the mother of four sons and two daughters. Her husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary. Rasmiya has a small grocery store, established five years ago in the place where she lives, which helps her pay for life expenses. Rasmiya wants to buy a new fridge for keeping frozen food to resell in her store, but since her income is low and her husband's salary is not sufficient to cover this purchase, she needs a loan from FATEN. When Rasmiya gets the loan, she will be able to improve her grocery store and buy more frozen food to resell. This will increase her sales and increase her income positively. Rasmiya appears in this photograph.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 87
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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 $2,000 helped Rasmiya to purchase a fridge for keeping frozen food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013