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Personal Housing ExpensesPeruSheyla is 47 years old. She lives in her family house in the rural part of the Pucará district, which is located in the province of Jaén in the Cajamarca region of Peru's n...Read their story >
PoultryVietnamMrs Loan works in agriculture raising poultry. She is requesting a loan to purchase more baby poultry to raise and sell in the future. Loan is 37 years old and she is marri...Read their story >
ServicesGeorgiaAsmati is a 46-year-old single woman from the village of Tskhratskaro. She lives with her pensioner mother and 2 brothers. Asmati and her brothers have their own small agri...Read their story >
LivestockTajikistanAshurgul is 35 years old. She lives in Jomi region with her children and husband. She has been engaged in animal husbandry for five years. She likes her work because they g...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesEl SalvadorLucia, age 50, lives in her own house with her life companion and her daughter. She has been selling chicken tamales on foot throughout different communities for 20 years;...Read their story >
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