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General StorePhilippinesMercidita is 46 years old and married with one child. She works hard to provide for her family. She runs a general store in the Philippines and requested a PHP 15,000 lo...Read their story >
FoodKenyaSanta is a married woman. She has three children. She describes herself to be trustworthy. She operates a food stall where she cooks food to sell. Her business is located i...Read their story >
TailoringKenyaDavid is 34 years old. He is married with 3 children. He has had a tailoring business for 12 years. He will be using the loan to purchase another sewing machine and fabric ...Read their story >
FarmingCambodiaLiving in a rural area of Kampong Cham province, Sreypov is 39 years old. She has four dependent children and only one of them is in school. The sources of her family’s inc...Read their story >
Food StallBoliviaBalkis continues with her traditional food business. She invested the previous loan she received in an oven and ice cream maker which have increased her income. She was a...Read their story >
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