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Personal Housing ExpensesEl SalvadorSonia, 35, has two daughters, ages 17 and 13, and a son, 14. She's a single mother who earns a living and supports the household budget by selling French bread and pan dul...Read their story >
Clothing SalesZimbabweGreetings from Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. Eunice is 39 years old and married with three children, all of whom are attending school. She has three additi...Read their story >
Food MarketAzerbaijanElchin is 35 years old and married. He has two children. Both of his children go to secondary school. His wife is a housewife. The family is living in the Baki region, but ...Read their story >
Cosmetics SalesPeruKarin Nehariyen is 36 years old, lives with her partner and her to minor children, 16 and 7 years old, the first of whom is in the first year of secondary school and the th...Read their story >
Grocery StoreEl SalvadorTeresa requests a new loan with the goal of continuing to improve the inventory of her store and the vegetable sales. She will buy tomatoes, onions, pipian squash, chayote ...Read their story >
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