Hanan is a 46 years old woman, she is married with two sons and one daughter, her husband works in agriculture with low income. Hanan has a grocery store and wants to purchase more groceries to have a better collection to resell, but the amount of money she has isn't enough to pay, so she needs to take a loan of amount $3,000 from FATEN. When Hanan gets the loan, she will purchase all groceries she needs to has more collection to resell and increase her income, this enables her to provide better living conditions to her family. Hanan is a conservative woman, so her husband Maher is photographed instead in FATEN branch.
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