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TransportationEl SalvadorDelmy is 46 years old and studied up to Grade 6. She is married and has four children. Two of them are independent now so only her husband and her two youngest children liv...Read their story >Funding via CrediCampo
SewingColombiaLuz learned the art of sewing at an early age, thanks to her mother who was a seamstress all of her life. This is how she learned, little by little, to understand and imple...Read their story >Funding via Interactuar
Food Production/SalesBoliviaRosmery continues with her business of selling breakfast and sandwiches. She invested the previous loan in the purchase of a freezer where she could store food. The payment...Read their story >Funding via Emprender
Food Production/SalesPhilippinesRosemarie is a widowed woman with one child. She is a very hard working entrepreneur. Rosemarie is 60 years old and her one child is still in school.
Rosemarie h...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
Food Production/SalesBurundiCaritas is a part of the Twibesheho group and lives in Gitega. She is 55 years old and is married to Sylvestre, a farmer. Together they have five children, aged from 15 to ...Read their story >Funding via Turame Community Finance, a partner of World Relief and HOPE International
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