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Musical PerformanceUnited StatesCynthia runs her business, MI Event DJs, with her husband, Tom. They have been working very hard to pursue this passion, and both have extensive backgrounds as DJs for scho...Read their story >
RetailMaliMinata is the woman holding the bowl in the photo. She sells soap for a living. Minata is a married mother to three children. She frequents the local market to purchase and...Read their story >
LivestockVietnamKhap was born in 1979 in Vietnam; she is, however, of Thai ethnicity. She is married and has two sons. The family lives in Mai Son district, Son La province. She is also th...Read their story >
Auto RepairCosta RicaBashir is a very enterprising youth who has a vehicle repair shop. He currently needs to buy machinery and equipment to continue the operation of his shop. He is requesting...Read their story >
TransportationColombiaJesús is a young man, 19 years old, convinced that the fast food business can provide him with an attractive and secure monthly income, since he knows the food business sin...Read their story >
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