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FarmingKenyaTeresia, shown raising her hand, is a member of Tujikaze Arutani women's group. She is fifty six years old and a mother of six. She joined hand in hand eastern Africa i...Read their story >Funding via Hand in Hand Eastern Africa
General StorePhilippinesShe hails in the town of Tubigon, Bohol. Esterlita runs a sari-sari(variety) store, selling goods like powdered soap, sugar, noodles, shampoo, coffee, insect repellent and...Read their story >Funding via Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), a partner of VisionFund International
General StorePhilippinesGemma is a 44-year-old married mother of six children, three in school. She is a very hard-working entrepreneur. Gemma has a general store business in the Philippines. ...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
BakeryIndiaLatha is a 41-year-old, daily wage labourer. She lives with her family of four, in the Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu. She currently earns Rs. 4000 every month, but...Read their story >Funding via Milaap
Personal Housing ExpensesEl SalvadorNaun is a hard-working man, 42 years old. He is a hard-working man who has worked for a number of years as a public transportation driver, for which he is happy to be able...Read their story >Funding via Apoyo Integral
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