Majeda is married to Jawad Khalaf. They have three sons and two daughters. Majeda's husband is a barber. He owns a barber shop in Ramallah. The shop is not the only source of income for the big family, as Majeda's husband also owns a greenhouse.
Majeda's husband has ten years' experience as a barber, which attracts a lot of customers. The shop needs a lot of improvements, such as fresh painting of the walls and new tiles. Majeda received a $3,000 loan from FATEN to help her husband improve the shop.
Majeda's husband appears in the picture here cutting a customer's hair. Majeda didn't want to appear in the picture because she comes from a conservative background.
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