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Tahreer is a 39-year-old woman who has three sons and one daughter, all of whom are under 18 years old. She is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online. Her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo standing next to his gas canisters. For the past three years, Tahreer's husband has distributed and sold these canisters to customers and institutions. His business has been profitable and is the only source of income for the family. He has a good reputation and has many loyal customers.

Tahreer is requesting a loan through Faten to help her husband purchase additional gas canisters to meet customer demand. Her loan will help contribute to her husband's income and improve her family's standard of living. In the future, Tahreer's husband looks forward to having his own gas station to distribute gas to the region where he lives.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 89
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    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 $1,200 helped Tahreer to purchase gas canisters to sell and distribute to customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2012
Oct 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014