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ServicesUnited StatesImproving his local community has been a matter of importance for Rafael for many years. He currently works for his local water and utility company, and has worked as a vol...Read their story >
Construction SuppliesTajikistanFarhod is a hardworking man. He was born in 1978. He is from the southern part of Tajikistan and lives in a rural area. In his area no women work or do a business. Only the...Read their story >
Fish SellingPhilippinesThelma is a hardworking entrepreneur who has a selling dried fish business in the Philippines. She is borrowing PHP 15,000 through NWTF to buy more fish for her busine...Read their story >
ElectricianKenyaGeorge is 35 years old and is married with three school-going children. He has requested his first loan, which he will use to increase his working capital by purchasing a ...Read their story >
ServicesIndonesiaGood day, lenders! Now it’s time for you to meet one of Ruma's agents, Agung. Agung lives in North Bogor, a suburban area located about a one hour and thirty minutes drive ...Read their story >
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