Zahra is an 18 year-old woman, married with one child and living in Jeb Jenin in the Bekaa valley. Zahra works as a beautician. Since she has started to work in this field almost 2 years, Zahra was able to acquire a big number of clients. Today as she wishes to propose more services to her clientele, she is requesting $700 in order to buy a wax machine and beauty products.
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