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Banan is a 48-year-old woman who is married with three sons. Her husband has a low pension salary that is not enough to cover his family's needs.

Banan has had a cosmetics store for two years, and it is the only source of income for the family. She wants to purchase necessary accessories that are missing from her store and for which she has a good demand from the customers, such as perfumes, creams for different uses, makeup, etc.

Because her store is new, and the income she has is low and isn't enough to pay for all of this purchase, she needs to take a loan from FATEN in the amount of $3,000. When Banan gets the loan, she will be able to purchase a collection of accessories to resell that will enable her to compete with other stores well and increase her sales, and so increase her income to create better living conditions for her family.

Banan is a conservative woman, so her son is photographed in the store instead.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 76
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  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Banan to purchase a collection of accessories for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2012
Jan 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014