Ahlam is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in her Kiva profile photo.
Ahlam is a married woman from Jabalia city. She is a mother with three kids: two sons and one daughter. Ahlam's husband works as an employee and gets a low salary. This is the only source of income for the family.
Ahlam is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to help her cover the cost of purchasing a new oven and refrigerator in order to improve the living conditions in her house. Taking this loan will offer Ahlam a comfortable home so she can enjoy living in her house with her family.
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