Sawsan is a young mother of one son. Sawsan and her husband have a small clothing store that they managed to open using their savings. Sawsan and her husband are teachers in the UNRWA ( United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees).
Sawsan, who is photographed in FATEN's office, and her husband want to increase their income, so they took out a loan from FATEN to purchase more clothes to exhibit in the store as well as changing the store's decoration to adapt to the new clothes they want to purchase.
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