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RestaurantUgandaJesca is a 28-year-old single mother of one child. Jesca is in a bar attending to one of her clients. She runs it alongside a restaurant which she started in order to earn ...Read their story >
LivestockMyanmar (Burma)This community is located in Gwa Ka Lay Village, Myanmar Ayeyarwaddy Delta region and includes 20 village customers, five of whom are CBO (Community Based Organization) mem...Read their story >
FarmingCambodia29-year-old Hai is married with three young children. One of them is in primary school and the other two have not started school yet. They are all living in a rural village...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesColombiaThis is Jennifer, a 22-year-old, enterprising, sweet, kind and cheerful young woman. With a lot of effort, her savings and some loans, she managed to set up a fast food bus...Read their story >
General StoreColombiaThis is Gladys, a shop owner with more than 20 years of history in the business, married with three adult children. She sells all types of groceries, her career reflects th...Read their story >
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