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FarmingNigeriaIsiyaku is a Babban Gona maize farmer from Maidawa Village. Isiyaku joined Babban Gona to expand his farm and grow his agricultural business. Through Babban Gona’s input lo...Read their story >
Furniture MakingEl SalvadorJosé currently lives with his family, made up of his wife and children. More than 20 years ago, he began to work in carpentry, a trade that he inherited from his family. He...Read their story >
TextilesGuatemalaThe Friendship Bridge Trust Bank “Chutzorop Segundo” is on their second loan cycle, and the women are most grateful to Kiva investors for funding the loans. Tomasa is a ...Read their story >
PrintingPakistanShagufta is a 36-year-old woman residing in Lahore, Pakistan. She looks after her family at home. Her husband has been running a small printing press business for three yea...Read their story >
FarmingCambodiaKa Oek is a 25-year-old, married woman who lives in Kratie province. The sources of her family’s income are from cassava farming and working on other farms for income. She ...Read their story >
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