Zaheyya is a young woman from Ramallah, married and a mother of one daughter and three sons. Zaheyya's husband runs an ornamental bird and flower store. He sells birds, their feed, and accessories needed when buying a bird.
Zaheyya took out a loan from FATEN so that her husband can purchase a larger variety of birds and feed for them.
Zaheyya's husband is photographed instead of her as she is a conservative woman.
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