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Animal SalesPeruEusebio, who is 58, lives with his son in a rural area in Oyotun, which is two hours from the city of Chiclayo on the north coast of Peru. People in the town work in busin...Read their story >
RetailEl SalvadorAdela is 66 years old. She lives with her husband and 18 year old grandson. She works selling shoes and sandals for both men and women. She works at this business with her ...Read their story >
Clothing SalesEl SalvadorMaria is 43 and lives in her own house with her two children, aged 14 and 20. She has been selling clothes for several years and her business is in the small square near he...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesEl SalvadorSarah, 23, lives in her own house with her life partner and her 20-month-old son. Sarah did not have the chance to go to school and prepare academically, so she does not ha...Read their story >
Grocery StoreHondurasDon Willian is an honest, hardworking, reliable man who lives with his wife and children in southern Honduras. He has run a grocery store for over 10 years. Don Willian i...Read their story >
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