Nazeh, from Madab, Jordan, is 56 years old, married, and the father of three children. He has a shop selling vehicle accessories. He started his business years ago offering vehicle maintainace, then expanded it to selling vehicle accessories too. It is Nazeh's aspiration to expand his project to include mechanicA. work and he is looking to involve his sons to increase the family's income.
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