Ahmad is a young man from Bethlehem. He is single and lives with his family. Ahmed applied to run one of the cafeterias of Bethlehem University and was accepted.
In order for Ahmed to run the cafeteria he had to pay fees so he took out a loan from FATEN. This job will help Ahmed start saving and be independent from his parents.
Ahmed is photographed here in front of FATEN's branch office.
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