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Clothing SalesGuatemalaDinora is a 39-year-old woman who is married and has a beautiful family that includes seven children between the ages of 8 and 23. They live in the community of Sololá. <...Read their story >
LivestockUgandaBazirio is a 54-year-old, hardworking, married man. He has five children aged 18, 14, 8, 6 and 2 years. He lives in Kamwenge, Uganda. He deals in livestock rearing alongsid...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaElizabeth is 35 years old. She is married with four children. She has had a farming business for 14 years. She will be using the loan to purchase farm inputs for crop produ...Read their story >
Farm SuppliesEl SalvadorBrigido is 65 years old and studied up to grade 2. He has no children. Brigido has worked for 20 years in agriculture and raising cattle, work he learned from his father. H...Read their story >
RestaurantGhanaAma is a 53-year-old woman who is a native of Twifo Praso in the Central Region of Ghana. She is divorced with 6 children to cater for and their ages are between 14 and 31...Read their story >
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