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Asma is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her brother appears in the photo.

Asma is a 19-year-old married woman from Jabalia city. She lives with her husband in a simple small house. Asma's husband works as an employee in the public sector. He gets a low income which is not enough to cover all the family's needs. Asma's brother owns a small office for general services especially for students. It is a good business and earns a good income.

Asma took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her brother to buy a new computer for his service office. This will increase the family income and also improve the family's living conditions.

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More information about this loan

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. 


Palestinians face unique challenges due to the economic and political environment in the West Bank and Gaza. Click here to learn more about how Kiva and FATEN are working to help Palestinian borrowers overcome these obstacles and how your support can make a difference.


About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,477,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,500 helped Asma to buy a new computer for her brother's service office.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2015