A loan of $2,700 helped to renovate his market’s floor and walls and to add more food items.


Bassem's story

Bassem is from Iraq. He is 44 years old, married, and lives with three family members- one of whom works.

He has owned his food market since 1993, selling soft drinks, juices, vegetables, cheese, dairy products, and household items. He has a deep understanding of local consumer needs, as he has sufficient experience in this field. His market is situated in a crowded area, so there are a good number of customers passing by.

He decided to apply for a loan of $2,700 in order to renovate his market’s floor and walls and to add more food items. He is aiming to gain more profits which would give him the opportunity to provide a better life for his family.



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