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RetailColombiaErney is 18 year old, lives with his parents in a neighborhood south of Barranquilla. At present he is attending university and his goal for the future is to graduate as a ...Read their story >
FarmingPakistanSajjad is a resident of Khan Musalman, a village located in District Gujranwala. He is the sole bread earner of his family and cultivates rice and wheat to feed them. He...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesMarife is a hardworking woman entrepreneur with five children. She runs a general store in the Philippines. She has requested a PHP 30,000 loan through NWTF to buy items...Read their story >
RetailEl SalvadorNorma is 33 and lives in her own house with her life partner and her three children, with two small girls ages 12 and 8. Norma earns a living selling lottery tickets by way...Read their story >
Soft DrinksEl SalvadorBlanca, who is 43 years old, is a hard-working woman who has sold juices and sodas in her home for 18 years, and she feels happy to be able to have this business. She manag...Read their story >
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