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Total loan: $525

Diderot Belmondo

, , Cameroon / Retail

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A loan helped to pay for phones and accessories to sell in his shop.

Diderot Belmondo's story

Diderot Belmondo is a 34-year-old young man and the father of three children, who are in school. He owns a barbershop where he also sells phone accessories; he has a spot in a neighborhood in town were he has been operating his business for three years.

This loan will enable him to purchase some phones and accessories; the earnings will let him expand his shop, reinvest in his business, and meet the needs of his family.