Muhammad is a 24-year-old man from Jabalia Refugee camp. Muhammad's father has a grocery store but due to his age, Muhammad is working in the store instead.
Muhammad, who appears in the photo here, finished school and started working in his father's store two years ago. He took out a loan from FATEN to purchase a larger amount of goods and increase the income from the store so he can start improving his and his family's life, such as in putting aside savings and replacing the family's old furniture.
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