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Later in 2001, Tarboosh decided to take out a loan from Aden Microfinance Foundation (AMF) to start her small business venture.
One year later, Tarboosh received YR 60,000 from the AMF as a second loan to expand her project.
Tarboosh established Sewing and Development Services Association, and over the course of one year, she has trained more than 300 poor women in sewing.
Tarboosh has expanded her activities to include using recycled plastic and metal containers to make accessories and handicrafts.
Tarboosh received YR 500,000 (US$ 2,400) from the AMF to upgrade her business activities further still.
Tarboosh stressed the importance of establishing microfinance foundations to help poor people establish businesses, praising the Aden Microfinance Foundation for supporting her.
Tarboosh is considered a legal, political and union activist.
Tarboosh brings street children together to play in a playground called Safe Spaces, while she provides their mothers with sewing training.
Even the ancient Phoenicians are said to have worn a conical hat that was not unlike the modern tarboosh.
For Wael Hamadeh, a Lebanese artist who works with a range of media, the tarboosh is not a political symbol but an emblem of all that he loves about the country's rich cultural heritage.
The tarboosh features prominently in many of his paintings, a selection of which are currently on show at Gallery Zamaan in Hamra.
Hamadeh's painting is less tragic than Rodin's illicit kiss and less romantic than Klimt's, depicting a dark-haired, mustached man in the ubiquitous red tarboosh, arms clasped around a topless woman with long blonde curls and a deep purple turban.