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RetailPhilippinesLeah works hard to support her family. Leah is married and has a business buying and selling dry goods in the Philippines. Leah requested a PHP 24,000 loan through NWTF ...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesSamoaTemukisa is a 28-year-old mother with two children. She owns and operates a small business of selling pancakes, pork cakes, and buns in her community to earn a living. She ...Read their story >
Cosmetics SalesArmeniaSona is engaged in a retail business. She trades in perfumes and cosmetics in Kapan town, where she lives with her husband and 1-year-old child. Sona receives orders fr...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesLoreta is a 61-year-old married woman and a mother of seven grown up children from Leyte, Philippines. Loreta owns a small sari-sari or variety store business selling vario...Read their story >
Clothing SalesEl SalvadorGregorio, age 40, has been living alone with his three children for approximately two years. His wife abandoned him some years ago. His children go to school. Gregorio...Read their story >
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