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FarmingKenyaEdward is 61 years old and has eight children. He has been a farmer for more than 30 years and is always said to be a very hardworking individual. Even though Edward is the...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesTajikistanShahnoza is a 33-year-old resident of Dushanbe city. She is married and has two daughters. Her daughters are five and three years old. Her husband is working in Russia beca...Read their story >
AgricultureEl SalvadorJose Moisés is 65 years old and studied until the 6th grade. He is married and his wife is in charge of the household chores, they have 2 children but they all now have th...Read their story >
Home AppliancesPalestineOsama is a 29-year-old married man from Jabalia city. He lives with his wife in a small house. He works as an employee in the public sector where he gets a low income which...Read their story >
AgricultureEl SalvadorMaximiliano is 47 years old and lives in his own house with his family. He works growing basic grains (corn, beans and sorghum). He has been doing this for 25 years. He pla...Read their story >
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