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Awatef is a 43-year-old married woman from Gaza. She lives with her husband and six children - four sons and two daughters. Her husband works as an employee in a public firm where he gets a low income. Awatef opened her own project to help her husband in part with the family's expenses. She has a store for renting wedding materials like chairs, tables and other decoration materials. It is a very good business and the demand is high, especially in the summer.

Awatef took a USD loan from FATEN. This loan will help her to buy more chairs for her business. By taking this loan, Awatef will be able to increase her income and improve the family's living conditions.

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About Palestine

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 82
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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 $1,000 helped Awatef to buy more chairs for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2014
Jun 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2015