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Ayat is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo, pictured in the grocery store.

Ayat is a 32-year-old young woman who is married and a mother of three sons and four daughters. Her husband is employed and gets a low salary that is not enough to cover the family's needs.

For the past three years, Ayat has had a grocery store selling different types of groceries. It has been a profitable project, but not enough to cover the costs. Ayat is requesting a 3,000 USD loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of purchasing the needed stock of basic groceries that customers often request such as rice, sugar and milk, and to make improvements to the store such as installing additional shelves. This will increase sales and improve the family's income to live in better conditions.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 80
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Ayat to purchase basic groceries that customers often request.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2012
Aug 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014