Safa, aged 41, is married and the mother of one son. Her husband is a school teacher who earns a low salary which is not enough to cover the family's needs. For the past three years, Safa has operated a grocery store selling different types of groceries. It has been a profitable project but not earning enough to cover the costs.
Safa is requesting a USD 1,500 loan from FATEN to help her cover the costs of purchasing the necessary stock of basic groceries that customers often request such as rice, sugar and milk, and to make store improvements such as installing additional shelves. This will increase sales and increase Safa's income, which will enable her to live with her family in better conditions.
Safa is photographed in her grocery store.
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