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Matina & Memsu Group – Retail (Makeni, Sierra Leone)

Matina is the leader of this group of entrepreneurs – each of whom has a small business and will share in the loan received and its repayment. Matina (standing on the left) was born in Makeni city 33 years ago and is married to an accountant. They have three children, who are attending primary and […]

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Walid – Retail (Chtoura, Lebanon)

Walid is a 22-year-old, single man, who opened a convenience store in Chtoura, Lebanon, nearly two years ago. He is doing well in his business but lack of access to capital makes it hard to expand the basis. His loan will allow him to increase inventory and further develop his business, and is provided as […]

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Aldarmonh – Retail (Hentii, Mongolia)

Aldarmonh is 27 years old and lives with his wife and son in a ‘ger’ (Mongolian home) in Hentii province. His wife Enhzaya works as a saleswoman in a local market, and his son Monh-Ermuun goes to a local kindergarten. Aldarmonh attended a mobile phone repair course in 2008 and then worked in a mobile […]

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Señor Alexander – Clothing retail (Ticuantepe, Nicaragua)

Señor Alexander, together with his wife and son, lives in the municipality of Ticuantepe. His greatest dream is to improve his quality of life and to give a better future to his family. He has made his living as a salesman for several years. He sought a loan to be able to purchase additional clothing […]

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Ami’s Group – Groundnut and Grain sales (Senegal)

Ami (standing right with hand raised) is a member of a group of Senegalese women who engage in the sale of groundnut (a tropical legume used as a protein-rich snack) and mil (an African grain). She is 42, married, and has 2 boys and 3 girls. The loan will allow them to purchase supplies at […]

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Daniel Ngerere Muraya – Small Retail Business (Rongai, Kenya)

Daniel is 29 years old, married and with two small children. Unable to continue his education due to lack of secondary school fees, he started a small retail business that has allowed him to meet basic family needs. He sought a loan of $500 to allow him to expand his inventory beyond basic plasticware like […]

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Maria Cecilia Granda – Greengrocer (Loja, Ecuador)

Maria is 35 and married with three children who all attend primary school. She is from the southern city of Loja, and the fifth of six children. She was only able to attend a couple of years of secondary school herself. In order to provide additional income needed for her family, and with help from […]

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