Hikmat is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her sister's son Jihad appears in her Kiva profile photo.
Hikmat is a 49-year-old married woman and mother to two sons and one daughter. All are school students.
For the past two years, Hikmat has had a fruit and vegetable stall, selling different types of seasonal fruits and vegetables. She has a good reputation among her customers, which makes her business a profitable one. It is the only source of incomer for her family who needs more support to cover their expenses.
Hikmat is requesting a 1,500 USD loan from FATEN to cover the cost of purchasing seasonal fruits that customers request and buy. Taking this loan will help Hikmat meet her customers demand and increase her sales, which will increase her income and create better living conditions for her family.
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