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Grocery StorePhilippinesElmie has been selling grocery goods in her village for years to make a living. She has successfully repaid her previous business loans. She made some home improvements wit...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaFrancis’s group has six group leader farmers and is located in the Busia District. The group leaders in this group represent a total of 67 individual farmers (not pictured...Read their story >
Animal SalesParaguayThis is a group consisting of 15 women who have a common aim: to improve the living conditions of their families. They live in a very rural and rustic neighborhood of the c...Read their story >
Food StallKenyaMwanavua is asking for a loan because she believes that through it she will improve her business. The previous loan enabled her to save money from her food stall business. ...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaThis group consists of seven group leader farmers in Chwele District, with Dorice selected as the Kiva representative. Dorice has volunteered to be the Kiva group represent...Read their story >
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