Eid S. is a 29-year-old man from Bethlehem City who runs a grocery store in the city in partnership with another man from Bethlehem. Eid hopes to own the grocery store. Therefore, he works constantly to increase the business' returns. In addition to his work at the grocery store, Eid installs electricity networks for new houses and saves the money to buy all the shares of the store.
Eid came to Kiva partner FATEN to request a loan to purchase a larger variety of goods to sell in the store. The new items would be additional to the wide range of items he currently sells.
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