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CerealsPhilippinesJonalyn is a hardworking entrepreneur, who has a business buying and selling rice grains in the Philippines. She has been in this business for two years. Jonalyn earns addi...Read their story >
RetailTajikistanMastona is 31 years old and a single mother. Her son is 12 years old. Mastona and her son lives in the Vakhsh region. She has a small store, where she sells different cloth...Read their story >
Grocery StoreHondurasMrs. Oneida Ebedun is 50 years old. She has one son and lives with her husband. Her main business is to sell basic family need products. She has been doing this for the pa...Read their story >
CerealsUgandaCharles, a father of four children, is a married man living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. His business is selling produce along with rentals and farming for supplementary income. He...Read their story >
General StoreColombiaMaribel has won the hearts of all of her neighbors because of her kindness and good sense of humor. She loves her family, which is her driving force for working everyday an...Read their story >
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