Samah is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband Akram appears in her Kiva profile photo. The photo was taken inside the grocery store her family owns.
Samah is a 34-year-old married woman and a mother to four sons, Her husband Akram is employed and gets a low salary, which is not enough to cover all the family's needs.
For the past three years, Samah's husband has had a grocery store selling different types of groceries. It has been a profitable project, but also needs more support to cover the costs.
Samah is requesting a 1,200 USD loan from FATEN to help her husband cover the costs of purchasing needed stock of basic groceries that customers often request such as rice, sugar and milk. This will increase sales and increase the family's income, which will offer to them better living conditions.
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