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Food Production/SalesPhilippinesGloria is 55 years old and lives in Baga, Panaon, Misamis Occidental. She is widowed with five children now at their adult age. Gloria has been engaged in a coconut buy...Read their story >
CattleAzerbaijanFarig is an I.D.P. (Internally Displaced Person) from Fuzuli city, now living in the Fuzuli region. He is married and has four children. Farig has been involved in anima...Read their story >
Animal SalesPakistanNaseem is a 40-year-old married woman and the mother of 3 children. She has been in the business of cattle sales with her husband for many years. She works hard to provide...Read their story >
General StoreParaguayGeromina has a store in her own home. She's been working in this business for more than 10 years, and says she already has a good customer base. She has a well-stocked l...Read their story >
Clothing SalesBoliviaAna, age 39, is single and has a 12 year old son. Her business is making girls’ clothes. She is a good mother. She is enterprising, independent, tenacious, responsible...Read their story >
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