Huda is a young woman from Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza Strip, married and a mother of two daughters and two sons. Huda's husband (who is photographed here, as she is a conservative woman) owns an advertising agency. Huda took out a $1,000 loan as her husband is in need of a printer and fax machine. Huda's husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee. He opened the advertising agency to have a better income to support his family. Huda helps her husband manage the agency when he is away from the office.
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