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Najwa

Bethlehem- West Bank, , Palestine / Arts

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A loan helped to buy olive wood and tools needed for her work.


Najwa's story

Najwa is a wonderful hardworking woman who tries her utmost to provide her family with a decent life. She is a 49-year-old mother of one son and two daughters, living with her family in Bethlehem, West Bank.

She works at making souvenirs from olive wood. She makes beautiful things and sells them to her customers, especially the tourists.

She turned to Palestine for Credit and Development (FATEN) to request a loan to buy olive wood and tools needed for her work. This will improve her production and enhance her family's living standards. She hopes you will help by funding her loan.