Alaa' is a 27-year-old young man. He is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary. He also works as a painter to improve and increase his income.
Alaa' will marry soon, so he is preparing for his wedding. He wants to complete paying some of his wedding expenses such as: purchasing furniture, clothes, etc. but the amount of money he has isn't enough, so he needs to take a loan of $1,000 from FATEN. When Alaa' gets the loan, that will enable him to complete paying some of his wedding expenses. He will feel comfortable and prepare well for this occasion.
Alaa' is photographed in the picture.
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