Kafa is a married woman from Jenin city in Northern Palestine; her husband is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a salary which barely covers household expenses.
Kafa’s husband want to improve their life, therefore he will start a small business with friends and start selling cars. Kafa’s husband saved a good amount of money and needs $2000 to start; therefore she came to FATEN and received the needed amount.
Kafa’s husband appears in the picture here in FATEN’s office when receiving the loan as Kafa is a religious woman and doesn’t want her picture published
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