Farah is a young Palestinian man. He is married and a father of four children. For the past four years, Farah has been making and selling wooden crafts which are handmade from olive wood. It has been a profitable project, but not enough to cover all the costs.
Farah is requesting a 2,500 USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the costs of purchasing bulk raw materials necessary to make crafts, such as olive wood and a collection of paints. This will increase sales and improve the family's income.
Farah is pictured making crafts from olive wood.
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