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Higher education costsPalestineShaher is a 18-years-old single young man from Rafah city. His father is an employee in the public sector where he gets a low and unstable income. This income is barely cov...Read their story >
Food StallGuatemalaJosé Andrés is the owner of a taco stand. He works every afternoon selling tacos and hot dogs. He is a person who works hard every day to get ahead with his family. José An...Read their story >
LivestockKyrgyzstanDilbara, 50, is married and has six children. She has a high school diploma. Since 1990 farming has been her family’s primary source of income. She owns six cows and twenty...Read their story >
FishingPhilippinesAnacleta is a married woman with two children. She is a very hard working entrepreneur. Anacleta is 54 years old now. Anacleta has a fishing business in the Philippines....Read their story >
Personal Medical ExpensesPhilippinesMilagrose is 64 years old, widowed, and lives in Oroquieta City, Misamis Occidental. She is supported with her monthly pension, aside from her monthly allotment from her ch...Read their story >
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