Thafer, who is a 23-year-old young man, is a father to one son. He is a Palestinian National Authority employee with a decent salary. He also has an entertainment store for playing pool and table games located in a good area.
Thafer wants to expand his store by purchasing extra numbers of pool tables. He also wants to have a fridge for soft drinks so his costumers can enjoy drinking soft drinks while they are playing.
He needs to take a loan from FATEN to pay for these items. When Thafer gets the loan, he will be able to increase the number of pool tables and offer soft drinks to his customers who are come daily to play. That will increase his income and improve his family's life conditions. Thafer is photographed in the picture.
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