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Food Production/SalesPhilippinesBernarda is managing her eatery business in Tangub city. She mastered the business when she and her husband were in the early years of their marriage. This has been doing w...Read their story >Funding via Paglaum Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PMPC)
Food StallPhilippinesMary Joy is 29 years old and a very hard-working entrepreneur. Mary Joy has a food-vending business in the Philippines. She has been in this business for one year. Mary ...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
Food StallBoliviaDoris is a 32 year old woman. She lives with her partner and has 2 children, ages 7 and 14. Her business is selling food. She is independent, a good mother and very friendl...Read their story >Funding via Emprender
TaxiPakistanShabina is a responsible mother of six children. She lives in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Her husband has been providing transport facilities by driving a taxi for 30 years. Her...Read their story >Funding via BRAC Pakistan
Higher education costsIndiaMoumita is a 31-year-old inhabitant of Khagrabari. She is married and a mother of one toddler son who is in nursery level. Her husband Ranjan runs a small sweetmeat shop in...Read their story >Funding via Belghoria Janakalyan Samity
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