Samah is a 38-year-old single woman from Rafah in Gaza Strip. Samah has managed to have her own beauty salon and has established a good reputation for her stylish work and good relations with customers.
Samah, who appears in the picture here, took out a loan from FATEN to purchase creams and hair products for beauty salon use. Samah received a number of training courses to ensure the best services for her clients; she is known for her good reputation, commitment and punctuality.
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