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Karam is a 32-year-old married woman from a small village near Nablus city. She lives with her husband and two kids, a son and a daughter, in a small simple house. Her husband works as a carpenter. This is the only source of income for the family.

Karam is a student in a local university where she studies Finance. She would like to finish her studies and find a job so as to help her husband with part of the family expenses.

Karam took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her to pay the university installments for this semester. By taking this loan, Karam will be able to complete her studies and have her BA degree.

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This loan is part of FATEN's new education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to higher education. By supporting this loan, you're enabling access to education for students with limited options.


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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 77
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  • $13,140,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Karam to pay the university installments for this semester.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015