Wassim is a 25-year-old single man living with his family. In 2008, he decided to open his own phone shop after five years of experience selling mobile phones and mobile accessories. In addition, he has prepared a speciA. corner of his store to sell perfumes to gain extra profit. Wassim is very confident with his decision to start his own business and he's thankful for the revenue which allows him to ameliorate his life situation. Wassim is requesting $1,000 to expand his shop by buying more mobile phones and perfumes to attract more clients.
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