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DairyKenyaCallen is a tireless worker who works 7 days a week, 12 hours per day, all of this because she wants to achieve her dream of becoming the largest dairy farmer in her villag...Read their story >Funding via Juhudi Kilimo
FarmingKenyaVeronica is a rural woman who has had to endure many hardships in life, but she has always found the strength to press forward and continue making progress with her family....Read their story >Funding via Juhudi Kilimo
LivestockTajikistanAlisher is a man of 34 years. He is married and the father of three children. He was born in a rural village and has known all life's hardships since his childhood. He fini...Read their story >Funding via MDO Arvand, LLC
General StorePhilippinesMarivic is 45 years old and married with six children. With four children in school, Marivic works very hard to provide for them. Marivic runs a general store in the Phili...Read their story >Funding via Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc. (NWTF)
Clothing SalesUgandaSylvia is 34 years old and lives in the town of Abaita in the Kampala region of Uganda. She is married and has 5 children who are all currently in school. For the past 5 ye...Read their story >Funding via BRAC Uganda
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