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Cosmetics SalesBeninThe Jesukpego group is made up of three people who reside in the same locality. Olawolé Karamatou who is the leader of this group is the one with her hand raised in the pho...Read their story >
Fish SellingEl SalvadorRonald is 23 years old, is single and lives in his own house together with his parents. Ronald is a very enterprising youth who for the past 8 years has worked growing and ...Read their story >
PoultryVietnamHiền works in agriculture, raising poultry. Hiền has been involved in this business for more than 10 years. The main hardship that Hiền faces in her business is the lack of...Read their story >
Spare PartsUgandaAnnet is 40 years old and lives in the town of Bungokho in the Mbale region of Uganda. She is married and has two children, both currently in school. For the past eight yea...Read their story >
Cloth & Dressmaking SuppliesEcuadorMaría is a widowed woman who lives together with her only daughter and her granddaughters. Together they live in the city of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, a city known fo...Read their story >
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