Ahmed is 33 years old. He is a husband and father of two daughters and two sons. Ahmed is a farmer growing seasonal vegetables in his land in Jenin city in northern Palestine. Ahmed wants to purchase new seedlings and enrich the variety of vegetables he grows. Ahmed took out a loan from FATEN to purchase the seedlings and fertilizers to make sure he produces a healthy crop and increases his income.
Ahmed is a religious man. Therefore, his wife is photographed instead as he is not comfortable with having his picture on the web.
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