Mahmoud is a young man from Gaza, who has recently become employed. Mahmoud's father couldn't afford to pay the electricity bill as he has a big family and many concerns to take care of. Now that Mahmoud is employed, he took out a loan from FATEN to pay the bills and repay FATEN on a monthly basis.
Mahmoud appears in the picture here in FATEN's branch
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