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TransportationPeruGladys is a mother who's very devoted to her children. She's a widow who lives in Chincha with her family. Following the loss of her beloved husband, she had to take ch...Read their story >
Grocery StoreHondurasWilliam is a responsible, hardworking and honest person. He lives with his children and wife in the south of Honduras. He has had a grocery store for more than 10 years. ...Read their story >
PoultryZimbabweJuliet is a businesswoman from the Guruve District of Zimbabwe. She volunteers her time as a Camfed Learner Guide. This means that she helps improve young students’ lives t...Read their story >
CementLebanonSalim is an 22 year old Palestinian refugee who grew up with his father, a taxi driver and his mother in a Palestinian camp located in North Lebanon. He currently lives wit...Read their story >
RetailEl SalvadorWilfredo, 45 years old, lives with his life partner and their 4 young daughters in a house that he owns. He is a man with a great capacity for business; for more than 10 ye...Read their story >
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