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Joseph is a single man living in Mlango where he operates a pharmacy. He specializes in malaria medicine as well as basic medications. He would like to grow his business though so he can become more financially stable.
Joseph lives in Baba Dogo with his three children. He has been caring for them on his own ever since his wife died from illness. He runs a tailoring business out of his home. His main job is repairing various pieces of clothing, although he does occasionally create a custom piece of clothing for a client. He would like to expand his business and rent a shop where he can work.
Elizabeth lives with her child in Napuu where she operates a small general retail store. She sells mainly household electronics. She would like to grow her business so she can make sure her child is always able to attend school.
Laban lives in Mathare with his wife and two children. They recently took in another child who was orphaned. Laban and his wife are both teachers at a school in Mathare. They often find it difficult to provide for the family so Laban often does tailoring on the side to help make ends meet. Laban desires to grow the school so that his family can have more financial security.
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