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Clothing SalesTajikistanSultonbegim is a hardworking, responsible and generous woman. She was born in the southern part of Tajikistan, in a small village, in 1970. She is married and has three chi...Read their story >
PoultryKenyaGeoffrey is a married man. He has 3 children. He describes himself as intelligent. He operates a poultry farm where he sells chickens. He has been involved in this business...Read their story >
SewingTajikistanThis is Risolat. She is 44 years old. Risolat is married and the mother of three sons. She lives in the city of Dushanbe together with her family. The sons are 23, 21 and 1...Read their story >
AgriculturePeruSantos is a member of “Apu Asangani” community bank. Santos is 30 years old. He lives with his wife and child. He splits his work day between farming and selling cereal. H...Read their story >
Charcoal SalesKenyaCatherine is a married woman. She has two children. She describes herself to be trustworthy. She operates a retail business where she sells charcoal and water. She has been...Read their story >
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