Waseem A. F. is a young man from Deir A.-Balah in Gaza Strip. Waseem and his mother, who work in a UN school, are responsible for the household expenses. Waseem has a generA. store where he sells accessories, gift items, books and stationary. The store is located in front of a school in Deir A.-Balah and next to the city clinic, which guarantees customers.
Waseem wanted to expand his store and increase the returns, so he took a loan from FATEN to purchase a larger variety of goods.
Waseem appears in the picture here in front of his store.
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