Flor is 25 years old. She is single and has one son, who is one year old. She sells meat in her butcher shop, which is located in the town of Rio Seco. This loan is her first with the institution. Flor will use the loan to buy a bone cutter. Her reason for requesting the loan is that she wants to sell white and red bone for making soups. Flor faces challenges in her business, such as competition, because there are several butcher shops in the area. However, she has many clients because of the friendliness with which she treats them. She will also use the funds to buy a large freezer. Her hope for her business is to have a business that is stable and profitable. In this way, she can increase her income.
La Sra. Flor tiene 25 años, es soltera con 1 hijos que tiene la edad de un año, ella se dedica al comercio de carne en su carnicería que se encuentran en la localidad de Rio Seco, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Flor va a usar este préstamo para la compra de una picadora de huesos, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es que quiere vender hueso blanco y rojo para la elaboración de sopas, la Sra. Flor enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la competencia ya que hay varias carnicerías en la localidad, pero ella tiene mucha clientela por la amabilidad con la que trata a su clientela y va a utilizar los beneficios en la compra de una congeladora grande, su deseo para su negocio es tener un negocio estable y rentable y de esta manera incrementar sus ingresos económicos.
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