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Food Production/SalesEl SalvadorFelix is 52 years old and lives with his wife in his own home. He has a business selling sandwiches and hamburgers as a street vendor in different markets. With the income ...Read their story >Funding via Apoyo Integral
CattleUgandaFrancis, a cattle trader, has requested a loan to buy cattle for trading. To supplement his income, he has owned a retail shop since 2009. He is a happily married man with ...Read their story >Funding via HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services
CerealsKenyaSusan is a married woman with 3 children. She describes herself to be committed. She operates a retail business where she sells cereals. She has been involved in this busin...Read their story >Funding via SMEP Microfinance Bank
Fruits & VegetablesGeorgiaNino is 51 years old married woman. She lives with her husband and pensioner grandmother in Zugdidi district. Nino's husband has a minibus and they decided to trade seasona...Read their story >Funding via LLC Micro Finance Organization Credo
Grocery StoreLebanonNaema is the featured borrower for Loulou 1 Group. She got together with her other group members to take this Al Majmoua loan because they have always been neighbors and fr...Read their story >Funding via Al Majmoua Lebanese Association for Development
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