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TailoringVietnamPhúc has a manufacturing business sewing clothes and she has been involved in this business for more than 10 years. She is applying for a loan to purchase more cloth and eq...Read their story >
Home Products SalesJordanRajaa is divorced and has five children. After her husband left his duties towards their children, she started her own business to be able to cover the needs of the childr...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesMozambiqueRosita is married and has six children. Three of her children are already adults and have their own homes, one attends primary school and two attend secondary school. She l...Read their story >
AgricultureHondurasElmer is 31 years old and lives in a common-law marriage. He and his partner have two children; they all live together in a village in Nueva Frontera, Santa Barbara. Elmer ...Read their story >
FlowersColombiaWith a firm goal of buying a house Walter began growing flowers in 2007. He learned this activity working with other crops and with no experience whatsoever as a businesspe...Read their story >
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