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Farah is 18 years old from Nablus. She is married and has one child.
Farah owns a shoe workshop for tailoring shoes and selling them, and has one employee who helps her. Her shoe workshop is the only shop in the area.
She asked Ryada for this youth loan to buy more shoe-tailoring machines in order to increase productivity.

Her ambition is to enlarge her project and develop it to improve her income, and have her kids working in it in the future.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is helping support a borrower who is 30 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. 

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 98
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  • $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 Farah to buy more shoe-tailoring machines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013