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PigsPhilippinesJerralyn is 29 years old and lives in Poblacion, Panaon, Misamis Occidental. She is married with one daughter who is now at school age. Jerralyn has been engaged in her ...Read their story >
General StoreEl SalvadorDora lives in her own home with her husband and daughter. She has for several years had a small store located in her place of residence. She has many customers because...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesPeruMaría Isabel is 52 years old, married and lives together with her husband, mother-in-law and children in Cayaltí. She is from a close-knit family, and they live in a commun...Read their story >
HealthKenyaIn Gaitwa village in Kuria East, Kenya, Samwel has volunteered to be the promoter for a new chlorine dispenser program. Samwel is a friendly member of the community with 6 ...Read their story >
PigsPhilippinesVilma is 41 years old and married. She has three children, two of whom who are currently in school. Vilma is in the agricultural business, pig fattening in the Philippin...Read their story >
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