Abeer is a 22-year-old wife and mother of one son. Abeer's husband Hasan runs a grocery store in Jabalia Refugee Camp in the Gaza Strip which is known for its high population.
Abeer and her husband need to expand the business so as to sell more and attract the maximum number of customers. Abeer took a loan from FATEN to purchase more goods and different types which are needed in households.
Abeer's husband appears in the picture here as she is a conservative woman, as are most Gaza Inhabitants.
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