Djamil B. owns a vineyard and has run his business for 15 years.
Djamil is 47 years old and is married with two children. The B. family lives in Yenikand, in the Salyan region of Azerbaijan. Djamil would like a loan of $950 to buy 250 vine-props to improve the growing of his vines.
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