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Total loan: $2,750

Morro Do Falcão Group

São Paulo, SP, Brazil / Retail

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A loan helped to renovate a room in his house for setting up as a business space.

Morro Do Falcão Group's story

Marcos is the leader of the group. In the photo, he is wearing a striped shirt. He sells telephone accessories and imported products.

A few months ago, he had a stroke and, due to the disease, was left with a slight paralysis on his right side. This did not prevent him from continuing with his business activity, but it left him slightly weakened.

He is very determined and coped well with the disease. With the loan, he will renovate a room in his house for setting up the business, since after the stroke he can no longer go door to door.

The group is made up of four people, and everyone thanks the lenders. Jefferson is a painter. Maria Lucia is a seamstress. Jose has a bar.