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FarmingCambodiaHorn, 53, is a farmer in the Sithor Kandal district of Prey Veng province and the mother of four children, one of whom is dependent on her. She has been growing rice for 35...Read their story >
PoultryVietnamThu is a 38-year-old married woman who lives in Quang Xuong district, a rural town in Thanh Hoa province. Her household is noted as poor and the market is slow in this...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaMoses, 35, is a smallholder farmer based in Kapsowar, a small rural town which is situated in the North Rift region of Kenya. He has been doing this work for the last ten y...Read their story >
FarmingSamoaPuao is 37 years old with four children. She operates a business selling bananas and taro in her community to earn a living. She has been doing this for more than a year. P...Read their story >
ClothingGuatemalaDebora (the first on the left in the photo) is friendly and sincere. These are the qualities she is known for in her community She is 23 years old, married and has two ch...Read their story >
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