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Clothing SalesUgandaAganatia is 41 years old, married, and has four children living in Kasese, Uganda. He has been operating a retail shop of general merchandise for nine years and also se...Read their story >
PoultryEl SalvadorReyna is 33 years old and lives in her own home along with her life companion and her daughter. She raises chickens for fattening and also sells tamales. Reyna has more t...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesEl SalvadorGloria is 33 years old and lives in her own house with her husband and her son. She makes a living selling clothing and cosmetics. With what she earns from her sales, she m...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesUgandaJohn is aged 29, married with 3 children of ages ranging from 4 to 8. Two of his children attend school in Hoima, Uganda. In order to generate income, he started a business...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesEl SalvadorIsidro is 44 years old and lives in his own home along with his five children. He has been farming for 30 years. With the sale of his products, Isidro is able to cover so...Read their story >
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