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Personal Housing ExpensesEl SalvadorMilton, 28, is a very hard-working man who does his utmost to succeed in life. He currently lives with his parents and his two siblings, ages 20 and 24. He helps his paren...Read their story >
Fruits & VegetablesBoliviaThe loan group “Zapatito Veloz” will begin its thirty-fifth cycle in ProMujer, as part of the focus center of the Andes. It is made up of eight members and is directed by a...Read their story >
Animal SalesTajikistanAbdukakhor is a 51-year-old man in his prime. He is the father of six children and a faithful husband. He and his wife life in the Shahrituz region. His children live and w...Read their story >
Home Products SalesZimbabweLeonah, aged 46, is married with four dependents. She stays in Kuwadzana, a suburb in Harare the capital city of Zimbabwe. She is a tenant doing cross-border business. She ...Read their story >
RetailEl SalvadorBlanca is 31 years old, and lives with her family formed of her husband and their children. She is a woman who makes a living in commerce selling various essential items fo...Read their story >
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