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Shireen is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband Allam appears in her Kiva profile photo, taking a picture next to his stall.

Shireen is a 30 year old young woman, she is married to Allam and is a mother with one son. In order to increase the family's income, she is employed and her husband has a stall for selling different collections of products from one year ago.

Shireen is requesting a 3,000 USD youth loan from FATEN to help her husband cover the costs of purchasing a new collection of products for sale such as: clothes, hair and hand creams, toys..etc, and expanding and improving the stall's condition. This will attract customers and increase sales and improve the family's income to better.

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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 


Palestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.

About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 61
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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 $3,000 helped Shireen to improve her husband clothing stall's condition and purchase a new collection of products for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2012
May 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013