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FishingPhilippinesJocelyn is a hardworking entrepreneur who runs a fishing business in the Philippines. She has requested a loan for PHP 12,000 from NWTF to buy fishing gear and other equipm...Read their story >
Grocery StoreEl SalvadorAlejandra, 47, lives in her own home with her family. For 7 years she has run a small store out of her home. She has many customers because of her good prices and friendlin...Read their story >
Farm SuppliesEl SalvadorSantos is grateful for the support that the institution offers him with loans when has asked for them. He has been able to have the economic resources to purchase cattle an...Read their story >
General StoreMozambiqueAna is a 63-year-old vendor. She's married and has eight children, all of whom are already adults. She supports three grandchildren who live with her. She lives in a house ...Read their story >
Clothing SalesEl SalvadorAna is 57 years old, and she lives in her own home with her son and husband who works and helps her financially. She makes a living selling clothing in the street, in t...Read their story >
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