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Clothing SalesKenyaDelphine, a married mother of one, describes herself as patient. For two years she has been operating a boutique where she sells baby clothes. Her business is located in a ...Read their story >Funding via SMEP Microfinance Bank
Food MarketRwandaChantal is a group leader; 32 years old. She is married with three children ages 1 to 8 years and all in school. The group is called Abihuje which means “all together” in E...Read their story >Funding via Urwego Opportunity Bank, a partner of Opportunity International and HOPE International
PigsPhilippinesEva is 57 years old, married and has five children.
Eva is in the agricultural business in the Philippines. She requested a PHP 13,000 loan through NWTF to buy ...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
PigsPhilippinesMilagros is 62 years old, married, and has five children. Milagros is in the agricultural business of pig fattening in the Philippines. Milagros requested a 19,500 PHP l...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
Auto RepairPakistanRabia, age 31, is a married woman living in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. She is the mother of five children. Her whole family is dependent upon her husband as the sole sou...Read their story >Funding via BRAC Pakistan
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