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General StoreUgandaSarah, a repeat customer of three years, does retail trading in her local area. She sells different items ranging from soft drinks and foodstuffs to cosmetics, bulbs, torch...Read their story >
CattleEl SalvadorWilfredo, 24 years old, is an enterprising man who for the past 5 years has worked buying and selling cattle on the weekends and during the week he works on a public transp...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesVietnamMrs. Lien is a Thai ethnic woman who has been participating in the credit and saving program since January 2010. She lives with her husband and her two sons in Mai Son dist...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesBoliviaBelinda is 33 years old and has a daughter who is 9, who is studying fourth grade at primary school. Belinda is a cook, and she works in the elaboration of salteñas (empana...Read their story >
PigsPhilippinesLyn is 35 years old and married with two children. She earns a living by having a pig fattening business in the Philippines. Lyn is borrowing PHP 25,000 through NWTF to ...Read their story >
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