Al-baraa’ is a Palestinian single young man, 19 years old. His father is employed and earns a small salary that is not enough to cover the family's needs. Al-baraa’ is a university student, so he is requesting a USD loan from FATEN to help him cover the cost of purchasing a new laptop. This will help Al-baraa’ to do his homework and reports and help him in his studies. This will ensure a better future for Al-baraa’ and improve his living conditions. Al-baraa’ is photographed at the university where he studies.
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