Bahaa' is a 24 year old young man. He is a taxi driver and takes external and internal transports which is the only source of income for him. Bahaa' wants to complete the cost of purchasing a new taxi, so he needs to take a loan of amount of $3,000 from FATEN. When Bahaa' gets the loan which is repaid on a monthly basis, he will be able to complete the cost of purchasing a new taxi. This will enable him to improve his work and to work extra hours to increase his income and to improve his living conditions. Bahaa' is photographed next to the new taxi he wants to purchase.
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