Mohammed is a 20-year-old young man. He is a Palestinian National Authority employee. Mohammed took out a $1,000 loan from FATEN to cover part of his wedding expenses. He needs this amount to pay for hall rent and car rental. Mohammed saved money and covered the house furniture and other expenses and needs this money for the wedding expenses only.
Mohammed lives in Rafah city in Gaza Strip- Palestine and is photographed in the picture in FATEN's branch.
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