Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Kholod 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 place where he sells vegetables.

Kholod is a 41-year-old woman, she is married and a mother to one son and one daughter, her son is 21 years old, and her daughter is 15.
For the past ten years, Kholod's husband has been selling fruits and vegetables on a stall and now his son is helping him with sales. It has been a profitable business, but needs more support to cover the family's needs.

Kholod is requesting a 3,000 USD loan from FATEN to help her husband and her son cover the costs of purchasing a new collection of fruits and vegetables and to improve the condition of the food stall. This will increase sales and improve the family's income and create better living conditions for her family.

Additional Information


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
  • 63
    View loans »
    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 Kholod to purchase fruits and vegetables and to improve the condition of the food stall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2012
Jul 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014