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Gamal

Baniswef, , Egypt / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy small calves.


Gamal's story

Gamal is newly married and lives with his aging parents and three younger siblings in the same house. He has a cattle-fattening business that he runs together with his father. He fattens cattle and sells them in the local market.

Gamal has asked for two other loans earlier, and has found them helpful in increasing his income. He is seeking a bigger loan this time to buy small calves for fattening and selling in local markets. He also plans to sell the dairy products to neighbors with the help of his wife.

He has a good reputation as a borrower and is also very caring about his family. Gamal intends to continue his business, because it is very successful in his village. It is an agricultural area. He thinks that his upbringing helped him in having a good experience in this field. He hopes to continue his success and make a better life for his family.