Faten is a 37-year-old married woman with five children, living in Bourj Barajneh. To help her husband with the household expenses, she started working as a home-based hair dresser 10 years ago. Today, Faten wants to expand her small business by adding new services. Faten is asking for $700 to help her with this endeavor.
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