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Fuel/FirewoodTimor-LesteAdelina is requesting a loan of 800 USD to improve her business. She sells gasoline. She started to sell petrol and gasoline a year ago with her own working capital of 800 ...Read their story >
Food MarketTajikistanThis woman is called Gulnoza. She is 37 years old. She is married and has two children. Her son Mekhroch is 15 years old, and her daughter Shokhina is 17 years old. Her chi...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesEl SalvadorSantiago is 49 years old. He lives in his own home with his family. Santiago is a responsible man that has made a living by being a security agent in a company close to his...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaFlorence is aged 44 years, married to Thomas and she supports 3 children. She has been a farmer in the market for the last 4 years and the business earns her KES 4,000 per ...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesPhilippinesJudith works hard to support her family. She is married and has a food vending business in the Philippines.
Judith requested a PHP 27,000 loan through NWTF to bu...Read their story >
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