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JewelryGhanaThese members are part of the group called Yehowa A Dzo Wo 2 (God bless all). They are on their seventh loan cycle with ID-Ghana. The businesses run by the members include ...Read their story >
FoodSenegalThis group was created in November, 2013, and is composed of members who live in the same village and are all responsible. They run small businesses. Fatou, who is on th...Read their story >
FarmingUgandaJames is a 32-year-old married man with three children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He is a primary school teacher in Bundibugyo, and he works so hard to maintain his job....Read their story >
CattleTajikistanThis happy and joyful woman's name is Marhabat. She is 56 years old. She is a married woman. Her husband offers services as a large freight transporter in his KAMAZ cargo t...Read their story >
Charcoal SalesKenyaAlima is a married woman. She lives in a house that has no electricity or piped water. Her greatest monthly expense is food for the family. For the past two years, she h...Read their story >
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