“My computer center has become very successful. University students use it to type their assignments and research and print their work. Access to micro-financing has made my life much easier, personally, as well as for my family.
“This experience has validated the proverb that says even a journey of one thousand miles begins with the first footstep.”
Ammar Shehadeh, 25, from Aureef in Palestine’s West Bank, has seen his small Internet café go from strength to strength thanks to loans obtained through OFID’s micro-financing scheme, the PalFund.