Tarek is a 26-year-old electrician, living in Bar Elias in the Bekaa Valley. Usually, Tarek works on small projects, especially electrical renovations. Now, he has a new project, he has been asked to prepare an electrical switch board for a generator in his village. He is requesting a loan of $1000 to be able to fulfill this project.
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