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8 people are supporting Benilda Jaimes

Benilda Jaimes

City: Cúcuta, Colombia Country: Colombia Loan Use: Buy a photocopier and a printer to provide a complete service on her stationer´s shop
Loan Term: 72 Date Posted: December 31, 2016 First Repayment: November 07, 2016
Opportunity International Client Benilda Jaimes

Benilda is a hardworking mother that lives in Cúcuta, Colombia with her husband and their two children. She runs a stationer's shop where she sells folders and pens, and she dreams of also providing the service of photocopies. With her income, she helps her husband cover household expenses.

With her loan, she plans to purchase a photocopier and printer so that she can begin to offer new services. She hopes her sales will increase and she will earn more than ever before. Most of all, she plans to give her children good educations. She is confident that with hard work and commitment she will accomplish all her dreams.

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