Marlene sells new clothing but does not have a fixed stall from which to sell; she moves from place to place. Her dream is to buy a stall in the market. She will use her savings, in addition to this loan, to buy a stall in the el Torno market. She currently lives with her husband, who works in transportation, and their two school-age children in Santa Martha.
El Sra. Marlene tiene como actividad economica principal, la venta de ropa nueva, ella es una vendedora sin puesto fijo, ambulante. Su sueño es comprarse un puesto en el mercado para eso ella ahorra, ademas que el credito lo invertira como parte de pago para la adquisicion de un puesto en el mercado de El Torno. En la actualidad esta viviendo en la localidad de Santa Martha junto a su esposo, que se dedica a la actividad de el trasporte; tienen dos hijos están en edad escolar.
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