Halim is a 26-year-old single man living with his parents and two brothers. He has owned a car-body repair shop in his village since 2007 having learned this occupation from a friend. With his business income, he provides, along with his father and brothers, for the living expenses of the family.
Since its start, Halim’s business operation has grown. Thus he wants to take a loan of $1,200 to buy additionA. new tools to enlarge his shop to meet the requirements of his clients and to make a good income for his family.
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