Mohammad is 27 years old, married, and has two children aged 3 years and 3 months. He is living in the same house as his father, mother and four of his brothers.
Mohammad’s business is the only source of income for the family since his mother is suffering problems with her heart while the cost for such things is very expensive. He started his business four years ago and his mother’s sickness was the main drive for him to work harder, especially since he lives in Qalqilia, which is surrounded by the wall (Israel established this wall for security reasons and a huge amount land was confiscated for it. Qalqilia was much affected since it is a border town and very famous for its agriculture).
This is Mohammad’s first loan with FATEN. He has asked for $1,500 to buy clothes for the summer season. Mohammad’s shop sells clothes for children, not expensive clothes, to suit the economic status of the poor people.
Mohammad appears in the photo at his shop.
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