Dagvadulam

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Dagvadulam

Dagvadulam, 47, has been working as a doctor for 19 years, and during this time, she could save not enough for her family. She lives with her husband and three children in Darkhan, the second largest city in Mongolia, and owns a small piece of land in the slum district. Her husband is a driver in a private transportation company. Dagvadulam and her husband want to start another business that can increase their family income, and they decided to build a rental garage on her land. It will be a very beneficial business in Mongolia, because Mongolian winter is freezing cold and every car needs a...

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Hong

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Hong

Hong, 47, is married and has been supporting her family by operating a general store in front of her house for the past 12 years. Hong lives with her two sons and husband in Ho Chi Minh City. Hong sells many kinds of products in her general store such as candies, snack foods, detergents, soaps, and beverages. Hong requires a loan to buy a range of different products in bulk for her general store. This will allow her to restock her store at a lower price and increase the range of products that she offers to customers. She hopes that this will attract additional customers and increase the...

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Mchata Group

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Mchata Group

Dominica, who is in her early 40s, is single with one grown-up child. She has been selling juice, sodas, water and bites (small cakes) for more than 10 years now. She works from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and is able to make a fair monthly profit. This will be her fifth loan from Tujijenge Tanzania. She used the previous loans to buy more items which were missing in her stock and to pay household expenses. She has paid back all her loans successfully. She wants a loan to increase her stock of water, juice, sodas and bites. Her dream is to one day be able to finish building her two-roomed house...

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Sopp Mame Diarra Group

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Sopp Mame Diarra Group

The group is composed of 12 women living in the same village. The group has been in existence for about five years following the creation of the Banc Villageouis. The group members sell peanut oil, millet and breakfast items. Ms. Seynabou, whose photo also appears in a separate medallion, is the group’s leader. She is 35 years old and the mother of four. Seynabou sells breakfast foods at the market. She has a lot of experience in this area as she has been doing it for a long time. Her loan will allow her to buy the products (sugar, milk, butter, eggs, coffee etc…) necessary for her business....

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Birungi’s Group

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Birungi’s Group

Birungi’s group is comprised of 5 hardworking women. Birungi is 21 years old and lives in the town of Kyengera in the Kampala North region of Uganda. She is married and has 3 children who are all currently in school. For the past 3 years, Birungi has been working hard to manage her catering business, which delivers hot meals to local families and businesses. To help expand her business, Birungi has requested a loan of 300,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy electric stoves and will help Birungi to generate greater profits and take care of herself....

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