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RetailKenyaSusan is a married woman. She has three children. She describes herself as ambitious. She operates a retail business where she sells sugar, bread, flour, soap, cooking ...Read their story >
Clothing SalesTajikistanHolmoh is a hardworking woman. She was born in 1962. She is a widow and has two children. She lives in a small village in the southern part of the country. She is a busines...Read their story >
LivestockKyrgyzstanUrmat is 27 years old and single, does not have children, and lives with his parents. As a main source of income for his family, he began raising livestock and crops more t...Read their story >
LivestockTajikistanAdolat lives in the Shahrituz region. She is married and has four children: one son and three daughters. Her daughters are in secondary school. Her husband works as a home ...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaEvans is a smallholder farmer in Kitale. Kitale produces maize, which is Kenya’s key export commodity. Small farmers in this area work on maize farms for wages, but practic...Read their story >
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