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Faten is a 30-year-old divorced woman with 4 children. She wanted to do something to improve her income and fulfill her children's needs. She has good experience sewing clothes and she had worked at many workshops, so she decided to launch her project in this field. Faten has started a business sewing women’s clothes, and she hopes that it becomes successful.

Faten is asking Ryada for this startup loan to buy sewing tools like fabric, threads, and a sewing machine. She is very grateful to everyone who helps her to achieve success.

Ryada's Startup Loan is exclusively for borrowers who are beginning new enterprises, not for existing projects. To qualify, a borrower must show a clear business plan and realistic potential for success. The borrower must also invest their own money and resources into at least 50 percent of the startup enterprise. Ryada believes strongly in the potential of these borrowers and grants them a three-month grace period to help them get their businesses off the ground.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 99
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    Palestine Loans Fundraising
  • $14,176,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $2,000 helped Faten to buy sewing tools like fabric, threads, and a sewing machine.
66% repaid
Repayment Term
42 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 31, 2013
Jan 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: