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Mervat is a 28-year-old married woman and the mother of one son and four daughters. She is a housewife and her husband is employed, earning a small salary that is barely enough to cover the family's needs and expenses.

Mervat is requesting a 1,500 USD Youth loan from FATEN to help her pay the medical expenses of her son, who is suffering from a disease. This will improve Mervat's son's health and enable him to live in normal conditions with the family. Mervat and her son are shown in the picture.

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This loan is helping support a borrower who is 35 or under. Because many young people lack business experience or established credit histories, it can be even more difficult for them to access financial services. By funding this youth loan, you are expanding opportunity for a young person with limited resources. 


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Mervat to pay for her son's medical expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
28 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2013
May 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015