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Aziza is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her son appears in her Kiva profile photo, pictured in the kitchen the family owns.

Aziza is a 55-year-old woman, who is married and the mother of two sons and three daughters. For the past four years, Aziza and her family have had a kitchen for making traditional Palestinian food upon customers' request, which has been a profitable project and the only source of income for Aziza and her family.

Aziza is requesting a $2,000 loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of purchasing necessary kitchen tools and main ingredients, such as flour, rice, and cooking oil. This will enable Aziza to offer the customers' requests on time, which will increase her production and sales and so improve the family's income.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,119,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Aziza to purchase kitchen tools and staple ingredients so she can cook food for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2012
Jun 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014