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Total loan: $1,375

Jairo De Jesús

Amagá, Antioquia, Colombia / Food

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A loan helped to buy liquor.

Jairo De Jesús's story

Jairo, age 59, has been doing agricultural work for all of his life. Due to his age and the condition of his health, he decided to devote himself to a less tiring business activity. Therefore, he created his own business where he sells liquor. He tends to his business on the week-ends, and he shares the rest of the time with his wife and two children. His biggest dream is to always stay close with his family. He is currently requesting a loan to buy liquor in order to stay stocked. He will do this so that his sales do not decrease.