Tag Archives: Entrepreneur

Mehdi – Agriculture (Fuzuli Region, Azerbaijan)

Mehdi is an IDP (Internally Displaced Person). He is a refugee from Fuzuli city who now lives in the Fuzuli region. He is 22 years old. He is single and has no children. Mehdi has been a herdsman and cattle breeder for two years. Now he is seeking funds to buy cows to increase his […]

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El Pedregal Group – Retail Sales (Acatlan de Perez, Oaxaca, Mexico)

Alicia is a member of the group “El Pedregal.” She is 38 years old. She only completed her secondary education. She is married and has three children who attend the community’s primary school. A little more than 9 years ago, she began to sell shoes and cosmetics through catalog sales. She sells door-to-door with her […]

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Vladimir – Farming (Vinogradovo, Ukraine)

Vladimir farms in Vinogradov. He has one hectare of land, three greenhouses which are 300 (meters long) and one which is 500. Vladimir grows flowers and cabbage. He hires workers during the planting and harvest, thus providing jobs for the villagers. What’s more, Vladimir’s entire family and his parents are involved in the business. He […]

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Paul – Food Retail (Kagadi, Uganda)

Paul is a married man, age 32, with two children who have not yet started school. He is a produce dealer involved in coffee and ground nuts, which he started as a major business to sustain the family. Paul is also involved in farming as an additional source of income; he operates these businesses in […]

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Ma. Corazon – Food Retail (Bago, Negros Occidental, Philippines)

Ma. Corazon is a married woman who lives in Bago City, Negros Occidental. She earns her living by operating a business buying and selling rice grains. Her husband Alfredo G. D., who is 46 years old, works as a farmer to earn his living. He also helps with his wife’s business activities. They have 2 […]

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Marina – Agriculture (Huancavelica, Peru)

Marina is 37 years old and is a hardworking woman. She lives with her husband, Juvenal, and they have seven children which they care for in the home they inherited from her mother and where she has lived since birth. Raising different kinds of crops is her specialty and she has been farming all this […]

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Fwzy – Water Distribution (Taiz, Yemen)

Fwzy, 29 years old, is an ambitious man working in water distribution. His business is doing very well, and he is planning to expand his business. He wants to buy two water containers and hundreds of water bottles to start serving new customers. Fwzy believes that this loan is going to be a turning point […]

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Kambi – Food Retail (Tiribe, Kenya)

Kambi is a 21-year-old single gentleman who lives with his parents in the rural area of Tiribe. He has been running his own kiosk for four months. He used to work in farming. Since he is still in his initial stages, he has just few products. Kambi is asking for a loan to buy beans, […]

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Erlinda Del Carmen – Agriculture (El Salvador)

Erlinda lives with her husband and has two children, who are four and two years old. She works alongside her husband in farming, which allows them to have the food they need to survive with their children. They plant corn, beans, and sesame. She learned the planting process when she was a little girl and […]

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Arche de Noe Group – Clothing (Goma, North Kivu Province, Dem. Rep. of Congo)

Mutima is the leader and chair of the “Noah’s Ark” lending group. She is an entrepreneur, over 50 years of age, married and the mother of six children, all of whom study. Some of them are university students, and several have their own households. She sells used clothing and is a member of a modern […]

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