Diana is a young woman from Palestine. She is a housewife and a mother of two children. Her husband Rabie sells retail items such as lighters, key-chains, hygiene items, etc. He uses a cart and wanders in the streets selling from market to market and door to door.
Diana took out a loan from FATEN for her husband who wants to increase the variety of items he sells but he can't pay for it all at once.
Diana is a conservative woman. Therefore, her husband is photographed instead.
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