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Food Production/SalesSenegalEstablished January 14, 1998, the majority of this group is made up of women who have gained substantial experience in small business, which is their primary activity. They...Read their story >Funding via CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services
FarmingCambodiaA local farmer living in Pursat province, Phyyas, 32, is married and is blessed with two children who are both in school. To earn an income for her family, she has been gro...Read their story >Funding via VisionFund Cambodia
FarmingKenyaNelson is 26 years old, is married and supports two children. He has been a small scale farmer for the last 10 years earning an income of KES13,000 per month. He has appl...Read their story >Funding via VisionFund Kenya
RetailSenegalThe banc villageois was created since 2008. The group is made up of six women who live in the same neighbourhood and all engage in trade.
Coura is the group represent...Read their story >Funding via CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services
Butcher ShopEl SalvadorEmma has a fourth grade education, but that has not prevented her from getting ahead because she is a hard worker. She has one child. She previously requested a loan in ord...Read their story >Funding via CrediCampo
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