Mary is 49 years old. She is married and has 2 children, aged 8 and 14. She sells basic necessity products such as produce, candies, cookies and beverages in her neighborhood store, located in the Pedro Lorenzo area. This loan is the first one within this institution. Mary is going to use this loan to buy merchandise wholesale, such as produce and beverages, to stock her neighborhood store. The reason she is asking for this loan is to increase her working capital. Mary faces challenges at work such as getting out of poverty. She is going to use the profits to improve her and her family's quality of life.
La Sra. Mary tiene 49 años y es casada con 2 hijos que son de las edades de 8 y 14 años, ella se dedica a la venta de productos de primera necesidad como abarrotes, dulces, galletas y refrescos en su tienda de barrio que se encuentran ubicada en la zona de Pedro Lorenzo, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Mary va a usar este préstamo para la compra de mercadería por mayor como abarrotes y refrescos, para surtir su tienda de barrio, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es incrementar su capital de trabajo, la Sra. Mary enfrenta retos en su negocio que son salir de la pobreza y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.
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