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North Attleboro, MA, USAJoined Jul 2008Loans made: 16
Dairo is a 33-year-old single man.
He is requesting a loan to buy pigs, feed to fatten, and to construct pigsties.
This loan request is due to his de...Read their story >
Bahriniso was born in the city of Pinjikent 34 years ago. She is married and the mother of four children. Her husband is in Russia; he works in construction and sends mon...Read their story >
Hasan, who appears in the photo, is a 35-year-old from a village near Nablus city in the West Bank. He is a married man and lives with his wife and one adorable child. He i...Read their story >
Douba is a Malian sheep breeder aged 30. He lives in a small village in Mali. He is married and has 2 children aged 5 months and 2 years. He is holding the rope of the shee...Read their story >
This is Safia, who lives in Gujranwala, Pakistan. She is 45 years old, married and has two children. Safia stitches cloths and has been working for more than 10 years in th...Read their story >
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