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Grocery StorePhilippinesRosalin, 57 years old, lives in Calamba, Misamis Occidental, with her husband and three children. Her husband is a construction worker. Unable to meet the needs of the fami...Read their story >Funding via Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)
CattleColombiaJorge is 33 years old and lives in Bello with his family. He has a beautiful small daughter who is only one year old. Fifteen years ago, he started a business raising cattl...Read their story >Funding via Interactuar
Clothing SalesKenyaPatrick is 49 years old. He is married and has 3 children. He sells caps and clothing and has been in this business for 15 years. Patrick will use this loan to buy caps...Read their story >Funding via VisionFund Kenya
Personal Housing ExpensesVietnamMrs. Tinh is a 35 years old and married. She has two under 18 year’s old children. She would like to improve her living standard, especially her children but lack of capita...Read their story >Funding via Quang Binh Women Development Fund
Grocery StorePhilippinesJoy is 41 years old and married with six children. With five children in school, Joy works very hard to provide for them.
Joy runs a general store in the Philipp...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
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