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Construction SuppliesTajikistanNargiza is a young, hardworking 35-year-old woman. She is married and has four children. Her family lives in their own house in Yangiarik village of the Gonchi region. Narg...Read their story >
RickshawPakistanMaqsooda is a house wife living with her husband and mother of three children.This family is residing in a small area in Lahore. Maqsooda has applied for the loan so that h...Read their story >
Fruits & VegetablesPakistanMukhtara is a 45-year-old married woman, living in the area of Lahore, Pakistan. She is requesting a loan for her son’s fruit selling business. He sells seasonal fruit from...Read their story >
Clothing SalesPeruThese people are members of the “LAS FLORES”; communal bank, which is located in Cusco district, in the province and department of the same name. The featured member is Lil...Read their story >
PigsEl SalvadorMaria is grateful for the opportunity given her by Padecomsmcredito and Kiva through the previous loan. Her business has improved, her children are better taken care of an...Read their story >
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