Fadwa, who is in the picture, is a retired teacher. She is the 64-year-old mother of three daughters and two sons. Fadwa's sister, who lives in Jordan, had critical surgery. Fadwa wants to visit her sister but she doesn't have the money to pay for the trip's expenses. Fadwa took out a loan from FATEN to be able to go to Jordan and visit her sick sister.
Fadwa lives in Ramallah, Palestine, and is a well-known woman of good reputation.
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