Juan José is 35 years old, married and has no dependent children. He lives in a very old rental house in the South area of the city of Cochabamba. He works in transportation as a taxi driver and is requesting a loan to maintain his vehicle. He is the mechanic and he needs to do this in order to start to work. He needs to generate the income to cover his expenses and satisfy the needs of his family.
El señor Juan José tiene 35 años, está casado y no tiene hijos dependientes, vive en una casa muy antigua en alquiler en la zona Sud de la ciudad de Cochabamba. Se dedica al servicio de transporte como taxista libre y solicita un crédito para el mantenimiento de su vehículo, ya que el mismo está en el mecánico y necesita sacarlo para comenzar a trabajar y seguir generando ingresos con el fin de cubrir los gastos y satisfacer las necesidades de su familia.
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