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How Mexico’s Poorest Women Redefine The Meaning Of Hard Work

María Lucas at home in her embroidery studio

How to Make a Tortilla – Guatemalan Style

Mari Cruz is an energetic, friendly, and dynamic 41-year-old woman. About fifteen years ago, she decided to open her own restaurant and took out her first loan to purchase tables and chairs.

School’s IN For Summer

Summer school is in session! I know what you’re thinking - “Summer school? Sounds like a drag.” The ear-to-ear smiles on these five, six, and seven year-old students’ faces would make you question all of your preconceived notions of summer school.

The Value of 1,000 Ladybugs

U.K.R.A.I.N.E.....reflections

United?.....No.

Keeping warm……with a 700% increase in gas prices

Imagine you were told that from next month onwards, your utility prices - water, electricity and gas - would go up. Imagine also, that you live in a country where the temperatures during winter months drop to sub-zero, and gas for heating is a critical necessity.

Have You Ridden a Tricycle and Eaten Lechon in the Philippines? I Have

Greetings from Cabanatuan City, nicknamed the “Tricycle Capital of the Philippines.” Tricycles, made by affixing a sidecar to a motorcycle, are a common means of public transportation in the Philippines.

Making a House a Home in India

Let me introduce you to Runu. Runu is a wife, a mother of five, a business owner and a client of Mahashakti Foundation, one of Kiva’s Field Partners in India. Runu has been a client of Mahashakti for a long time.

Thank you Yangon for showing my belly some love

Clean Water in Laos: The Sales Event of the Dry Season

The first TerraClear sales event of the day starts early so the director and I are on the road at 6:30 AM this Tuesday morning. The goal is to get to the sales event an hour early to help the sales team set up.

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