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General StorePhilippinesMaveth is 28 years old and lives in Cagay-anon, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental. She is single with one child who is now of school age. Maveth earns income from her new line ...Read their story >
RetailKenyaKennedy is 49 years old and he supports five children. He has been a shopkeeper for the last 19 years and the business earns him 10,000 KES per month. He has applie...Read their story >
LivestockEcuadorMirian is 24 years old, single, and lives in the city of Guaranda, Province of Bolivar, in the community of El Castillo [The Castle]. She works in the sale of livestock, in...Read their story >
SewingParaguayThe group is called Marvelous Women, they are from the city of Caaguazú. They united to be able to help their families by working as a team. Furthermore they find an end ...Read their story >
Personal Products SalesSenegalThis group of 16 members is part of the 'banc villageois' which was created on October 24, 2007. It is composed of women from the same district. They get along well and are...Read their story >
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