Forced to flee her home to escape the violence of Colombia’s guerrilla war, Marleidis rebuilt her life with the help of an Opportunity International loan. She used the loan to set up a small shop in Cartagena to sell candy and cell phone minutes. Today, she has a steady income and is ensuring a bright future for her son and a secure beginning for her unborn child.
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