Amal T. is married to Fat-hi and is the mother of two daughters and three sons. Amal is a housewife and her husband is a National Palestinian Authority employee. Amal's oldest son got married and Amal took out a loan from FATEN to help her son cover the wedding expenses. He is an employee with a decent salary.
Amal is a religious woman from Rafah – that's why her husband appears in the picture here instead.
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