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CerealsPhilippinesLineta is 43 years old and married with nine children, three of whom are in school. Lineta works very hard to provide for them. She runs a business selling rice in the P...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesKosovoJovica is a 31-year-old male who is still single and living with his entire family. He lives with his parents in an area where the unemployment rate is very high and the m...Read their story >
General StoreEl SalvadorZoila, who is 64 years old, lives in her own house with her husband. For several years she has had a shop in her home. She has a lot of customers because of the wide range ...Read their story >
Personal PurchasesEl SalvadorVilma is 47 years old. She has 8 children and is a single mother who is very enterprising. She could only study until the fifth grade and has made an effort, on her own, to...Read their story >
LivestockArmeniaArtak is from Hagvi village. His family (wife and two children) live in a neighboring country. Artak was living with them for many years and was a migrant worker. Now, h...Read their story >
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