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Wangninan 2 Group – Food Retail and Service (Adjroko District, Benin)

The Wangninan 2 group is based in the Adjroko district of Benin. There are 35 women in this group, aged between 18 and 60. These women are married, divorced and some are widows. The women have children who go to school or who are under five. The group has previously accessed many loans from the […]

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Limbikani Group – Food Retail (Salima District, Malawi)

The Limbikani group comprises 13 women aged between 20 and 45, and is based in the Salima district of Malawi. The women have children and orphans aged between 1 and 15, some of whom go to school while some are under five. These women are married and most of their husbands are running businesses. They […]

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Maziko Group – Food Retail and Service (Kasungu District, Malawi)

The Maziko credit group is based in the Kasungu district of central Malawi. There are 16 women in this group, aged between 20 and 55. Many are married, others are divorced or widowed – with children or orphans. The women of the Maziko credit group generally run market stalls selling vegetables, while some run restaurants […]

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Yankho Group – Food Retail (Kasungu, Malawi)

The Yankho credit group is based in the Kasungu district, in the central region of Malawi. There are 25 women in this group, aged between 20 and 55. The women are married, divorced, and some are widows. They have children and orphans who go to school.  The women of the Yankho credit group run small-scale […]

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Wangninan Group – Food, Retail & Service (Adjroko District, Benin)

The WANGNINAN 1 Group has 44 members (43 women and 1 man, aged between 25 and 50 years old), and is based in the Adjroko district of Benin. The group members run various businesses, including selling tomatoes, beans, fish, tailoring services, hairdressing, second-hand clothes and various catering services. WANGNINAN 1 Group took their first loan […]

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Chimwemwe Group – Agriculture (Ntcheu, Malawi)

The Chimwemwe Group is based at Doviko village in Ntcheu district of central Malawi. There are 25 women in this group aged between 20 to 51 years old.  The group has accessed previous loans from Microloan Foundation and has successfully repaid them. These women are married, single, divorced and widows. They have children who go […]

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Sulabha Majhi and Group – Fuel Efficient Stoves (M. Rampur, Orissa, India)

Sulabha, Bhanumati, Anjali, Baidehi, Tila and Tulasha have formed a group to purchase new, reduced smoke stoves for cooking. Hailing from the village of Karnimal in Orissa, they currently cook with biofuel or wood on chulhas. This creates smoky and hazardous home environment. With a loan of Rs. 2,700 per person you can help these […]

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Puissance De Philibert Group – Retail (Trou-du-Nord, Haiti)

Marline is a merchant, and the coordinator of the group “Puissance de Philibert”. She lives in the area of Philibert in Haïti, where electricity is scarce and water supplies are very limited. She sells miscellaneous merchandise, and she has been running her business for four years.  Marline wants to use her loan to stock up […]

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Lavalenesi – Agriculture (Vaigaga, Samoa)

Lavalenesi is 41 years old and married with seven children. She runs a small business selling ice cakes in her community and has been doing this for six years. Lavalenesi has requested a loan to buy cordials, sugar, foam cups, large spoons, and Chinese candy. She joined SPBD in 2010 to gain access to capital. […]

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Kanagavalli and Group – Water and Sanitation (Tamil Nadu, India)

These five women live in a rural village in eastern India and have no home systems for water or sanitation, requiring them to regularly walk great distances for access. They have joined together to request a loan of 50,000 rupees (~$800) so that they can install clean sanitation and water systems at their homes. These […]

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