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VehicleCambodiaDoeng is a 60-year-old married farmer with four children, and she lives in the Kampong Speu province in Cambodia. So far, she has been cultivating rice for over 14 years. H...Read their story >
Phone AccessoriesIndonesiaGood day, lenders! Now it’s time for you to meet one of Ruma agents, Mulyadi. Mulyadi and his family live in Bogor, a suburban area located about an hour from Jakarta. Muly...Read their story >
AgricultureEl SalvadorThe young man whose face has been pixelated due to his age and the fact that he lives in a very dangerous area, has worked growing corn for five years. When is harvest is ...Read their story >
Animal SalesTajikistanMeet Salima, a 47-year-old resident of the Shahrituz district of Tajikistan. Salima's family is quite small, consisting of herself, her husband, a son and a daughter. Her...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaProviding jobs, increasing available crop output, buying a home, paying for his children’s education – these are just some of the things going around Wilson’s mind. Wil...Read their story >
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