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Grocery StorePeruCristino is 68 years old, he has a partner and two dependent children. Cristino lives with his partner and two children in the district of Sallique, in the province of Jaen...Read their story >
Construction SuppliesPeruHe is one of the members of the Tercer Milenio communal bank, located in the province of Urubamba, department of Cusco . Wilfredo is 56 years old, married, and has two c...Read their story >
ConstructionPeruCarlos Orlando rents rooms. He rents to various people, and by means of this business supports his family. He is requesting the loan to buy paints so that he can have t...Read their story >
Motorcycle TransportPeruFrancisco is 59 years old in a common law marriage. He lives with his spouse and his son in the district of Pucará which is located in the province of Jaé, region of Cajama...Read their story >
Motorcycle TransportPeruRolando is 50 years old, married and has one child in his care. He lives in his own home in a rural area of the district of Oyotún, in the province of Chiclayo, Lambayeque ...Read their story >
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