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Yusra is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband AbdelKareem appears in her Kiva profile photo, pictured next to his taxi.

Yusra is a 33-year-old young woman. She is married and a mother to one son and two daughters. Her husband is employed and earns low salary, which is not enough to cover the family's cost of living.

For the past three years, Yusra's husband has been driving a taxi, which has been a profitable project and a second source of income to the family.

Yusra is requesting a $1,500 USD loan from FATEN to help her husband cover the costs of insuring and licensing the taxi he drives. This will enable Yusra's husband to move freely from one area to another and take additional internal and external requests, which will improve the family's income positively.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,108,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Yusra to pay for insuring and licensing the taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2014