A loan of $1,900 helped to purchase new home furniture.


Eman's story

Eman is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband Mohammad appears in her Kiva profile photo. Eman is a 30-year-old married woman. She lives in Jabalia with her husband and four kids. Her husband earns a very low income that barely covers the family's needs. Eman would like to improve the living conditions of her family and buy bedroom furniture. Eman took a USD Murabaha loan from FATEN. This loan will enable Eman and her family to enjoy living in their house. About Shariah-compliant lending: FATEN offers loan products that are designed to serve borrowers all over Palestine, including some religiously conservative areas. A key tenet of Islam is the prohibition of interest in the lending or accepting of money. This prohibition is based on the belief that money should be seen only as a medium of exchange and that it has no value in itself. FATEN has adapted the terms of this loan to fit the cultural context by attaching a 0% interest rate to the loan. In order to cover its costs, FATEN does charge a servicing fee. The fundraising amount you see includes both the principal loan and the loan servicing fees. As with all Kiva loans, you should expect to have your funds returned to you in accordance with the repayment schedule attached to this loan. For more information on lending in the Muslim world, please visit Kiva's Muslim World Lending helptext: http://tinyurl.com/3aekx8m.



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