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1 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Its hard to make a living in El Salvador. After business training we were able to sell food to earn a small income. It gives us – the people in my community – hope for the future. Sibia Vasquez, Food stall holder, El Salvador Picture credit: Claudia Torres

2 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Annie Bungeroth Our association owns a cassava farm which helps us to make money and I use my bicycle to bring the cassava to the market. I would like to develop my association so that more young people, like me, have a future. Jean-Pierre Kayisire, Part-owner of a cassava farm, Rwanda

3 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Simon Rawles Its a good thing that I have an income from the shop, I live hand to mouth but I am trying to manage. If my daughter needs money for something, I try, but I cannot always help. Profulla Sarkar, Shopkeeper, Bangladesh

4 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Bridget Burrows The hives are a good thing for us. Even if the drought comes, Ill get something from them – it wont be as bad as having livestock only. Mepukori Ole Ntaika, Beekeeper and cow herder, Kenya

5 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Annie Bungeroth I make about $2.5 dollars a day from basket making. Its not much, but it is light work and I can do it from home. The profit I make from the baskets is not enough to survive on, so I also grow vegetables in a home garden and sell chickens. So Hoeung, Basket maker, Cambodia

6 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Annie Bungeroth The money I get from my recycling business is cash in hand. I use it to buy food for my family. Our diet depends on how much scrap I collect. Sometimes we eat three good meals a day, sometimes we survive on rice. Kong Sophea, Runs a small recycling business, Cambodia

7 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Bridget Burrows Because we have a cockerel we can increase the production of eggs. This means more to sell and more food for the children. If I get excess money, I buy vegetables, cooking oil and schoolbooks for my kids. Deborah Marki, Egg seller, Tanzania

8 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: CAFOD Staff Photographer After my parents died from AIDS I was left to look after five brothers and sisters alone. I was just doing any work I could. After training in hairdressing I can now send money home to my brothers and sisters – even if its only 40p. Barnabus Odhiambo, Barber,Kenya

9 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Simon Rawles This mushroom business has changed my life. Before the mushrooms we didnt have enough food – we only ate twice a day, but now we can eat three times a day. Laxmi Mondol, Owner of a small mushroom business, Bangladesh

10 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Paul Smith Our business gives us hope. Sometimes, if we make enough we are able to save and plan for the future. Derlis Tirado (far left of the shot), Greengrocer, Colombia

11 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business Picture credit: Marcella Haddad After Hurricane Stan we werent left with much. Weaving gave me a chance to earn a living and to buy food. Candelaria Takatoyaship, Weaver, Guatemala

12 cafod.org.uk/cafod.org.uk/business My main wishes are to have a successful tea stall and seed business so that I can buy a house for my wife and me. Pobitra Adhikari, Tea stall holder, seed seller and shrimp farmer, Bangladesh


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