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Thoraya is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in the photo.
Thoraya is a 25-year-old, married woman from Rafah city. She lives with her husband and two kids; a son and a daughter in a small simple house in the city. Thoraya's husband works as an employee in the public sector where he gets a low income. This is the only source of income for the family. Thoraya and her husband would like to improve the family living conditions and all necessities.
Thoraya took a USD Murabaha loan from FATEN. This loan will help her to buy a water purification machine for her home. By taking this loan, Thoraya will be able to provide pure water for her family since the water in her area is not clean.

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This loan is governed by Islamic lending principles. Because Islamic Law prohibits the charging of interest, FATEN is charging 0% interest on this loan. This is a Murabaha loan, which means that FATEN purchases goods for borrowers and charges a fee or mark-up. Click here to learn more about this loan type and Kiva's approach to lending in the Islamic world.  


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 86
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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 $775 helped Thoraya to buy a water purification machine for her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2013
Dec 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014