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ServicesTajikistanFarrukhruz is 26 years old and married. He has a two-year old daughter. His daughter is what inspires him to move forward and reach for new goals. Farrukhruz works and liv...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaThis group of three farmers is called Barasengo A. It is a group of Nuru International farmers and is based within Kuria West District. The members of the group came togeth...Read their story >
LivestockArmeniaArtur is from Lernagog village of Armavir region. He lives with his wife, 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son. Artur is employed in the private sector and is the main br...Read their story >
Auto RepairEl SalvadorRicardo has decided to request another loan to strengthen his business of repairing tires. With this loan he will buy tires, silicon, patches, etc to be able to continue of...Read their story >
Food StallTajikistanDilorom is a resident of the Shahritus region. Her husband's name is Bakhtiyor and they have two children: a 19-year-old daughter and a 15-year-old son. Dilorom is a homema...Read their story >
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