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Farm SuppliesKyrgyzstanZura is 48 years old, married, and has four children. Zura has secondary education. She sells vegetables and fruit at the market, and also is engaged in farming. Zura has f...Read their story >
TaxiGeorgiaNatig is a 25-year-old married man from Rustavi city. He has a wife and two little sons, and the family has no source of income apart from transfers from abroad. As the exi...Read their story >
Personal Housing ExpensesGuatemalaRaul is a man who works with a lot of effort and optimism to create a livelihood for his family. His family is Comprised of eight children and his wife. Raul is 49 years ol...Read their story >
CattleUgandaChris is a 44-year-old, hardworking, married man with six children, aged 3, 8, 12, 14, 16 and 20 years, living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He deals in cattle rearing and fattening...Read their story >
Butcher ShopUgandaRobert, 45 years old, lives in Nyabikamba, Kitagwenda in the Kamwenge district. He is married and has six children who are all in school. Robert's main source of income is ...Read their story >
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