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Food Production/SalesPhilippinesAs a married parent of five children, Elizabeth works hard to support her family. She has a food processing business in the Philippines, and also earns additional income...Read their story >
PigsPhilippinesMary Jane is 41 years old and has three children. Mary Jane is married and her children are still in school. Mary Jane is in the agricultural business, pig fattening in th...Read their story >
Home AppliancesLao PDRKeo’s village sources much of their drinking water from local wells, streams, and collected rainwater. These sources of water are not safe to drink without treatment by bo...Read their story >
FarmingSamoaAlaese is a Samoan citizen, and she is 29 years old with five children. She runs a business of selling taro and bananas at the market to earn a living. She hopes to expand ...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesPhilippinesAs a married parent of five children, Virgie works hard to support her family. She has a fruit-vending business in the Philippines and earns additional income from a gen...Read their story >
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