Mahmoud is a 27-year-old man who takes care of his wife and the household expense. He is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary.
Mahmoud has a small electronic engine repair workshop in the city, which helps him have more income besides his small salary. Mahmoud took out a loan from FATEN to purchase the spare pieces needed to repair engines. Mahmoud appears in the picture above in his workshop.
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