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Both Shifa and her husband appear in her Kiva profile photo standing next to his taxi. Shifa is a 45-year-old woman. She is the mother of five sons and two daughters.

For the past few years, Shifa's husband has been driving a taxi in a small village near Jinen called Maithalon, which is very famous for agriculture. It has been a profitable endeavor and is the only source of income for the family. Shifa is requesting a loan of $700 from FATEN to help her husband cover the costs to insure and license the taxi. In addition, this loan will help the family cover some of the taxi-related expenses.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 73
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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 $700 helped Shifa to pay to insure and license the taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013