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Personal Housing ExpensesNicaraguaEscarlen Jasmina, age 33, has been a business administrator for many years. She works at the Health Ministry, and she has many years of experience in administration. She...Read their story >
DairyKenyaJoseph is 41 years old, married and blessed with one child. He joined Hand in Hand (HiH EA) in 2013 to benefit from the training, especially enterprise development and savi...Read their story >
AgricultureTajikistanSurayo is a young woman, 26 years old. She was born and raised in Tukkuz, a kishlak [a rural settlement, traditionally for over-wintering] in the Istaravshan region. She is...Read their story >
General StoreBoliviaMaria is a 42-year-old woman, single, who has 2 children, ages 4 and 7. Her business is selling food and basic items in her neighborhood store. She is a good mother, en...Read their story >
ServicesColombiaRoger is 39 and works as a contractor of finish work on construction projects. He has done this work, which has been passed down generation to generation, for 20 years. His...Read their story >
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