Benard is 31 years old and single. For a living, he sells stationary and has employed one person. Besides that, he runs a retail shop for extra income (the photo was taken in his retail shop). He was previously employed as a computer specialist before he started his business. He says that he is doing well in his business which is just one year old. He hopes to expand the business and own a big bookshop in the future. He has requested a loan of 40,000 Kenyan shillings to buy stationary.
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