Kawthar, who is married to Adham, is a mother of two daughters (Sawsan and Tamam) and one son (Haitham). Kawthar’s husband is a taxi driver in Rafah city in Gaza Strip. Kawthar’s husband has been a taxi driver for five years. His car is the only source of income and it needs maintenance. Therefore, Kawthar took a loan from FATEN so that her husband can cover the expenses.
Kawthar’s husband appears in the picture here, as Kawthar is a conservative woman.
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