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Cosmetics SalesColombiaDiana, 38, buys cosmetics from catalogs and resells them to her customers. It is the best business for her, she says, because she can earn an income and still go on managi...Read their story >
Grocery StoreHondurasDoris is 51 years old, she is a single mother, has 4 children and lives in the municipality of Azacualpa with her youngest daughter. Doris has 10 years with her own busine...Read their story >
Food Production/SalesUgandaEmmanuel is a married man charged with the responsibility of taking care of five children, three of whom attend school. He deals in produce in Hoima, Uganda. He mainly buys...Read their story >
Personal PurchasesNigeriaAmadu is a maize farmer from Chino village in Kaduna state. Before he became a Babban Gona member, Amadu would have had to sell his maize for low prices soon after harvest,...Read their story >
FarmingKenyaMeet Faith, a mother, who has been farming for six years. She lives with her family on family-owned land in the Kerugoya, Kenya. Faith sells milk, eggs, maize and various f...Read their story >
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