Jameel is a young man from Jabalia Refugee camp in Gaza Strip. Jameel started a small business in his house. He and his wife started cooking for parties, weddings etc. Jameel's clients are expanding from the neighborhood to others in the refugee camp.
Jameel, who appears in the picture here, wants to answer the increasing demand and start saving for a small restaurant. He took a loan from FATEN to purchase cooking tools and larger amounts of ingredients.
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