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Ranya, age 32, is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo. He is pictured next to the family's grocery store.

Ranya and her husband have two daughters and five sons. Her husband is employed but receives a low salary that is not enough to cover the family's needs. Therefore, for the past two years, he has also been selling groceries for additional income. This has been a profitable project, but Ranya and her husband need more support to cover the family's needs.

Ranya is requesting a 1,200 USD loan from FATEN to help her husband cover the costs of purchasing an increased stock of the grocery items most frequently requested by his customers, such as rice, milk, and canned food. This will improve sales and considerably increase the family's income.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ranya to purchase greater stocks of popular grocery items to offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2012
May 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014