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FarmingPhilippinesLenie Rose is 24 years old, married and has one child in school. She has been farming sugar cane in the Philippines for two years now. Lenie Rose has borrowed four time...Read their story >
Clothing SalesGuatemalaAntonia (the first on the left in the photo, wearing a brown shirt) is a 31-year-old woman, who now is very satisfied with the previous investment that she made since, than...Read their story >
RetailUgandaAidah is married with three children, all of whom go to school. She has applied for a loan from MCDT-SACCO to buy bags of sugar, rice, flour, beans, peas, cooking oil and s...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesTajikistanShohida is a 56-year-old woman, She was born and raised in a working-class family in the town of Istaravshan. She is currently divorced. Shohida is involved in reselling el...Read their story >
LaundryColombiaDay after day, Esperanza, aged 47, rents washing machines to her neighbours to help them make their household chores easier. This enterprising woman wanted to have her o...Read their story >
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