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Alia, who is a 41-year-old woman, is a mother of two sons. Her husband has had an internet cafe for four years with low income, so he decided to expand his cafe by purchasing more computers to be used by his customers. This way, he will increase the number of customers and so increase his income. However, the amount of money he has isn't enough to buy the computers, so his wife Alia decided to help and get a loan from FATEN for $1,500. When Alia gets the loan, she will enable her husband to expand the internet cafe which is the only source of income for the family to purchase additional computers. This will increase the number of customers who will come and use these computers and so his income will increase positively to provide better living conditions for his family. Alia is a conservative woman, so her husband is photographed in the internet cafe.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 84
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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 Alia to purchase a number of computers for her husband's internet cafe.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012