Wafa is a conservative person who prefers not to have her photo published online, so her husband Hussam appears in her Kiva profile photo, having the picture next to his taxi.
Wafa is a 28 year-old woman, She is a mother who has one son and two daughters. For the past five years, Wafa's husband has been driving a taxi, which has been a profitable project and the only source of income to the family. Wafa is requesting a 3,000 USD loan from FATEN to help her husband cover the costs of purchasing a new engine for the taxi he drives and paying the cost of licensing and insuring it. This will increase the taxi capacity to work extra hours and enable Wafa's husband to take additional requests, which will improve the family's income.
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