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AgricultureEl SalvadorJosé is 45 years old, and only went to school until ninth grade. He is married, his wife looks after the household tasks, and they have one child. José has farmed for mo...Read their story >
AgricultureTajikistanAbduboqi is a kind-hearted and hard-working 43-year-old man. He is married and has three children. Abduboqi lives with his family in a rural village. Abduboqi has his own b...Read their story >
Food MarketPhilippinesDaizy engages in selling dried fish to support her family. In addition to that, she also engages in a food vending business. She prepares and sells snack food like donuts a...Read their story >
Soft DrinksVietnamMrs Lanh is 53 years old and she is married with 1 child. Her husband is disabled. She has to work hard to take care her family and so her daughter can go to school. Sh...Read their story >
Clothing SalesPhilippinesJudy is 45 years old and married with one child. She is a very hardworking entrepreneur.
Judy has a clothing retail business in the Philippines. She requested a...Read their story >
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