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Spare PartsPeruWilmer is 30 years old, in a de facto relationship and lives in his own house with his wife and two children in the district of Pomahuaca. Life is peaceful in this communit...Read their story >
Liquor Store / Off-LicensePhilippinesAnghelita is a married woman with five children. She is a very hard-working entrepreneur. Anghelita is 56 years old now. Anghelita has a beverages vending business in th...Read their story >
PigsPhilippinesMary Vic is a strong-willed woman who pushes her ability when it comes to her piggery business. She is a hands-on businesswoman and mother who never gets tired of working t...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesMa. Christina is a hardworking entrepreneur, who has a general store business in the Philippines. She is borrowing 15,000 PHP through NWTF to buy more groceries to sell...Read their story >
ServicesIndonesiaGood day, lenders! Now it’s time for you to meet one of Ruma’s agents, Supriyono. Supriyono lives in Pekalongan, a city located in Central Java, about two hours from Jakart...Read their story >
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