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Aug 10, 11:32 AM

I only finished 8th grade before I was working full-time in the carving shop, then after my parents died I took over I want my sons to go to university, learn to use a computer, and work for a big company. Daw Yin Yin Myints family business in Myanmar produces hand-carved figurines sold in tourist markets in Thailand. Learn more about how she manages the woodshop and her hopes for the future via the link in our profile.

Jul 31, 1:32 PM

Aye Aye Myint works with women entrepreneur clients at DAWN, our partner in Myanmar. Thanks to the new technology arriving in the country, shes spending less time on paperwork and more time in the field helping clients. Follow her through her day via the link in our profile, and see how technology and finance are transforming life for Myanmars entrepreneurs.

Jul 7, 0:29 PM

My business does better during the rainy season because people like to drink hot tea and coffee when it is cold and rainy. My favorite thing we make is pound cake. Bakery owner Daw Ohhmar Htay recently took out her first loan from our Myanmar partner DAWN Microfinance, and is already looking forward to expanding her business. Read more of her story at the link in our profile.

Jun 28, 4:50 PM

India has 50 million micro, small, and medium-sized businesses, like the snack shop and chai stand operated by Suseela Kaliyamoorthy (left) and her husband in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Most traditional banks find these smaller businesses too small or risky to lend to, but fintech startups are finding innovative ways to help connect entrepreneurs with the capital they need to start and grow businesses. Click the link in our profile to learn about a few weve worked with in India.