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Total loan: $1,900


San José, San José Province, Costa Rica / Services

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A loan helped to buy assorted materials for fiber optic installation. so that he can increase his income and improve his quality of life.

Bernal's story

Bernal has run his business for the past 3 years, doing installation of optical fiber.

He is requesting a loan which will help him to buy assorted materials such as connectors and power meters, among others that will help him to do his job in the best way possible.

He will be able to offer his customers high quality materials and thus provide a better service to improve his income and increase his quality of life.