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FarmingRwandaTheophile is aged 41 years. He is married with seven children aged between 2 and 22 years; five of them go to school. He is a farmer, and he has been growing maize for the ...Read their story >
Phone Use SalesIndonesiaGood day, lenders! Now it’s time for you to meet one of the Ruma's agents, Szikron. Szikron lives in Pekalongan, a city located in Central Java, around two hours from Jakar...Read their story >
CerealsKenyaMargaret is a married woman with 12 children. She describes herself as focused. Margaret operates a retail business where she sells cereals. She has been involved in th...Read their story >
ClothingParaguayNorma is from the city of Santaní. She is married, and mentions that she is the owner of a beauty salon. She also sells clothing and offers massages. She is a hard-working ...Read their story >
WholesalePhilippinesErlinda is married and has been a wholesaler of bananas in her town for almost ten years. With this long experience of selling, she already has a high degree of knowledge i...Read their story >
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