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General StorePhilippinesMelchor, 37, is a married man with five children. He lives in Acad, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. He has run a sari- sari store (small convenience store) for five years. ...Read their story >
General StorePhilippines49-year-old Artemio runs a sari-sari (variety) store. He sells basic commodities ranging from seasonings, canned goods, beverages, soft drinks, condiments and toiletries. ...Read their story >
RetailPhilippinesRufino is a 44-year-old merchant from Getafe, Bohol. He is married and has five children. Rufino earns a living through his retail sales of children’s toys, detergents and ...Read their story >
RetailPhilippinesRodulfo is 67 years old and lives in Butuay, Jimenez, Misamis Occidental. He is married with 4 children now at their adult age. Rodulfo is engaged in rice retailing and...Read their story >
Fish SellingPhilippinesRamil is a dried fish vendor from San Dionisio, Iloilo in the Philippines. He is 48 years old, married, and has 4 children. Ramil has been running his business for more...Read their story >
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