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A loan of $1,175 helped to buy an additional machine and materials.


Joy's story

She is happy because whenever she needs funds for expansion, LAPO always come to her rescue. Mrs. Joy Atafo is a fashion designer by profession and has been in business for 3 years. She is 54 years old, married, and has six (6) children. She is requesting an additional loan of $1,175 to enable her to buy more tailoring materials. She has been in this business since 2001.



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