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A loan of $1,150 helped to support her son in his studies.


Khitam's story

Khitam is a 41-year-old conservative woman, so she asked her son to appear in the photo instead.

Khitam has five sons and daughters; her oldest is Tareq who is appearing in the photo. Tareq is a 19-year-old single guy who recently enrolled in a university to get a Bachelor's degree. Khitam is applying for this loan to support her son in his studies and pay his semester fees.



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