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Fish SellingSenegalThe Gie Natangué group of the ALLAW association groups together 5 women who live in the same district. The group members have a variety of different businesses; some are fi...Read their story >
RetailUgandaMargret is 40 years old and lives in the town of Kacwamba in the Fortportal region of Uganda. She is married and has three children and none of them are currently in school...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesMozambiqueElisa is a military pensioner. She's 63 years old and married. She has seven children, all of whom are adults and only one is in secondary school. She supports three grandc...Read their story >
FarmingVietnamHanh is a Kinh ethnic woman. Her family has four members, including her husband and her two lovely daughters. Her family is living in Mai Son district, Son La province. ...Read their story >
Primary/secondary school costsLebanonElie is a 39-year-old married father of two children. Five years ago, he started working in furniture painting in an attempt to increase his income to satisfy his family's ...Read their story >
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