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Manal is a 42-year-old Palestinian woman. She is married to Nahed and is a mother to one son.

For the past three years, Manal's husband has had a bookstore. It has been profitable and the only source of income to the family, but also it needs more support to cover the costs. And because of the start of the new school year, Manal wants to help her husband in paying the cost of purchasing printer ink that schools and associations request and purchase. Manal is requesting a USD loan from Faten for this purpose.

What distinguishes this project is that it is located next to many schools in the area where they live. Taking this loan will increase sales and improve the family's income, which will enable them to live in better conditions.

Manal and her husband are looking to expand the bookstore in the future and have a special space for selling printer ink.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 72
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,460,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Manal to purchase printer ink for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2014