Ahmad is a 29-year-old single man living in Jalala in the Bekaa valley. In 2000, Ahmad decided to open his own business as a hairdresser. Naming his barbershop Chanel, the young man caters to a wide range of clientele in the village and its neighborhoods. Today, Ahmad wishes to improve the decor of his barbershop and buy specially designed barber chairs. In order to do so, Ahmad is requesting $1,200.
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