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Fish SellingPhilippinesDelia is a married woman with five children. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur. Delia is 45 years old and two of her children are currently in school. Delia has a f...Read their story >
AgricultureColombiaLuis is a multi-tasking farmer. He lives alone and dedicates himself to agricultural work. In the down time for this activity, he sells wood. He separated from his wife ...Read their story >
Liquor Store / Off-LicenseUgandaAsasio is a 48-year-old hardworking man who lives in Kasese Uganda. He is married with eight children, four of whom attend school. He sells brews and soft drinks in order t...Read their story >
Fruits & VegetablesPhilippinesJocelyn is 42 years old. She is a widow with four children and lives in Bunawan, Calamba, Philippines. She has a flower garden that earns a meager income. Recently, she pur...Read their story >
Construction SuppliesBoliviaEvaristo, 47, is married and has two sons aged 18 and 10 and 2 daughters aged 16 and 4. He has a business producing stucco. He is an entrepreneur, a good father, decisi...Read their story >
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