Hanadah is a 41 year old married woman from Qalqilia city. She lives in a small house with her husband and six children: four sons and two daughters. For the past year, Hanadah has been working in her own sewing workshop where she sews different kinds of clothing. It is a profitable job and she earns a good income. Hanadah took a United States dollar (USD) loan from Palestine for Credit & Development (FATEN). This loan will help her to buy a new sewing machine for her sewing workshop. This will increase her productivity and also her income.
Hanadah is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband appears in the photo in her workshop.
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