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BakeryEl SalvadorThis young man’s image was pixilated because he is 22 years old and lives in a high risk area. He has been making and selling sweet bread and French bread in his bakery, l...Read their story >
PigsPhilippinesWilma is age 53, married to a farmer/construction worker, and they're blessed with three children. She has owned and managed a hog raising business for almost five years, a...Read their story >
AgricultureHondurasNoemy is 29 years old, married, and has 2 children. She lives in the municipality of Nueva Frontera, in the department of Santa Barbara. She always worked in agriculture ...Read their story >
Food MarketBoliviaEvelin, age 23, is single and has two children. Her business is selling basic needs food wholesale. She is enterprising, generous, understanding, patient, a good listen...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesTajikistanIbrohim is a positive and responsible man of the age of 40. He is married and has three children. He and his family live in a small village. However, the house in which the...Read their story >
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