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Animal SalesAzerbaijanSanani is a 55 year-old married man with three children. He has bred livestock from a very young age thanks to his father who taught him well. He already has 10 years of ex...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaEunice is a member of Kosiana Group in Chwele District. She is pictured here in a group of six One Acre Fund group leader farmers. The group leaders represent a total of ...Read their story >
Grocery StorePalestineYehya is forty-six years old, married, and lives in Rafah City. He has two young daughters. For the past thirteen years, Yehya has owned a small grocery shop. It is a g...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaThis group of seven farmers is called Matare Pima. It is a group of Nuru International farmers and is based in Kuria West District. The members of the group came together i...Read their story >
Fruits & VegetablesKenyaJulia appreciates the previous loan, which improved her living standards. She was able to purchase more stocks of vegetables for her stall. She is requesting a loan of K...Read their story >
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