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Clothing SalesArmeniaGayane is 47 years old. She is married and she has two sons. Gayane with her family lives in Vanadzor city in Lori tegion. Her husband and elder son work at the chemical fa...Read their story >
Personal PurchasesYemenThe Aklil group consists of four hardworking women from Taiz, Yemen. They have requested a group loan and will hold each other accountable for the loan repayment. Muna is a...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesEl SalvadorMaría is 32 years old and attended school through sixth grade, due to the limited financial resources of her parents. She is a single mother since the person she wanted to...Read their story >
RestaurantPhilippinesAs a married parent of four children, Alma works hard to support her family. She has a restaurant business in the Philippines, and also earns additional income from farmin...Read their story >
Motorcycle TransportPhilippinesRichmie has been providing transportation services in their village for years. She has a driver who operates her motorcycle while she is working in a private company. A...Read their story >
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