Ismael is a 30-year-old man from Jabalia Refugee camp in Gaza Strip. Ismael is an accountant in a textile factory in Jabalia. Ismael got married recently and even though he is an employee with a decent salary, he couldn't furnish his house. Ismael took out a loan from FATEN to purchase the furniture that the family needs.
Ismael is photographed in the picture above.
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