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Fatena is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online. Therefore her husband, Mohammad, appears in her Kiva profile photo, in her place. He had his photo taken in the cosmetics store he owns.

Fatena is a 35-year-old, married woman. She is the mother of one son and one daughter, both of them school students. For the past two years, Fatena's husband has had a cosmetics store, which is located in a good commercial area and has many loyal customers. The store has been a profitable project and the only source of income for the family, but it needs more support from time to time, to cover the cost of its operation.

Fatena is requesting a 1,500 USD loan from FATEN, to help her husband cover the cost of purchasing a new collection of cosmetics to stock his store. This purchase will increase sales and improve the income of Fatena's husband, which will enable him to provide better living conditions to their family.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 83
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  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Fatena to purchase a new collection of cosmetics to resell in the store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2013
Mar 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014