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CattleAzerbaijanIlgar has been hardworking and honest since his childhood. Ilgar is married and they are raising a daughter. He strives to provide his family with all the necessary facili...Read their story >
RetailPhilippinesRosario sells charcoal to earn an income. Her enterprise brings in a small income of PhP 6,000 per month. Though her earnings are meager, she smiles when she recounts how m...Read their story >
Office SuppliesUgandaAnnet is 40 years old and lives in the town of Bungokho in the Mbale region of Uganda. She is married and has 6 children who are all currently in school. For the past 8 yea...Read their story >
Clothing SalesNicaraguaThis loan group has four members. One of them, Pastora, serves as the group coordinator. Pastora is a strong and enterprising woman who has been in charge of her own busine...Read their story >
Motorcycle TransportUgandaMuzafaru lives in Masindi, Uganda. He operates a video library and a saloon in order to get income to cater to the family. He has got a public address system and a motorcyc...Read their story >
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