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AgricultureKenyaConsolata's Group consists of nine farmers in the Butere District and is led by Consolata, who is pictured above. She is 35 years old, married and has four children. Consol...Read their story >
Fruits & VegetablesPhilippinesAs a married parent of three children, Marilyn works hard to support her family.
She has a buy-and-sell vegetables business in the Philippines, and also earns ad...Read their story >
General StoreColombiaAna is a mother and head of the household, who, because of the circumstances of life, was left a widow in charge of the care of 2 children. Ana started her general store...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesPhilippinesJuvy is 37 years old and lives in Mahayag, Molave, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. He is married with three school-age children. He has a shop that sells sacks of rice from...Read their story >
Animal SalesPeruErick is an entrepreneurial young man who likes to play soccer on his spare time. He finished high school but has been unable to continue studying because he had to start ...Read their story >
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