Rafeeq is 39 years old, and is from Gaza. He is married and has eight children, four of whom attend elementary school.
Rafeeq has owned a grocery store since 2010. He asked Ryada for this youth loan in order to buy a display refrigerator and an electric generator for his grocery store. He hopes that this loan will increase his sales and improve his income, thus providing his children with the best life he can offer.
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