Hani S. is a young Palestinian man, 25 years old. He works as a police officer in the Palestinain National Authority.
In addittion to his job, as his monthly salary is not enough to cover his expenses, he owns a small grocery store in his village. At this store he sells, canned food, candy, vegetables, gas cooking canisters, children toys, etc. He appears in the photo at his store.
Hani requested 1,000 USD from FATEN to buy some extra goods for his shop to increase his income.
Hani is still single and lives with his family. He hopes to save some money to build his own house and start his own family.
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