Ivanna Slieva, chief accountant cooperative Niva 93, Bulgaria
       
     
Women plucking tea in Darjeeling
       
     
Young female staff chocolate factory, Philippines
       
     
India is catching up?
       
     
Microfinance in South Africa
       
     
Husband and wife running a business in Kenia
       
     
Alpaca shepherd, Peru
       
     
Adolat and Abdul, beekeepers in Tajikistan
       
     
Selfhelp group, India
       
     
Owner chicken farm, India
       
     
       
     
Selling school boxes, Kenia
       
     
Female loan group, India
       
     
Widowed farmer in Ukraine
       
     
Wrestler Juanita, Bolivia
       
     
Developing through micro-finance, Cambodia
       
     
Selfhelp group producing rope
       
     
       
     
Female farmer, Cambodia
       
     
Mother of the family runs a dairy farm, Kyrgyzstan
       
     
Maasai women make jewelry, Tanzania
       
     
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Financial literacy training, Cambodia
       
     
Women learning to make irrigation system, Nicaragua
       
     
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Ivanna Slieva, chief accountant cooperative Niva 93, Bulgaria
       
     
Ivanna Slieva, chief accountant cooperative Niva 93, Bulgaria

The management car of the cooperative (which has an entire female board and staff) is a Lada Niva.

Women plucking tea in Darjeeling
       
     
Women plucking tea in Darjeeling
Young female staff chocolate factory, Philippines
       
     
Young female staff chocolate factory, Philippines
India is catching up?
       
     
India is catching up?
Microfinance in South Africa
       
     
Microfinance in South Africa
Husband and wife running a business in Kenia
       
     
Husband and wife running a business in Kenia
Alpaca shepherd, Peru
       
     
Alpaca shepherd, Peru
Adolat and Abdul, beekeepers in Tajikistan
       
     
Adolat and Abdul, beekeepers in Tajikistan

During the summer Abdul and Adolat live in the same trailer as the bees to tend to them; they learned the trade from Rahmat, Abdul's father, who also works with them.

Selfhelp group, India
       
     
Selfhelp group, India
Owner chicken farm, India
       
     
Owner chicken farm, India
       
     
Selling school boxes, Kenia
       
     
Selling school boxes, Kenia
Female loan group, India
       
     
Female loan group, India
Widowed farmer in Ukraine
       
     
Widowed farmer in Ukraine
Wrestler Juanita, Bolivia
       
     
Wrestler Juanita, Bolivia

By organizing a wrestling competition, Juanita and some colleagues have been able to improve their working conditions, earn better wages and respect from the community. 

Developing through micro-finance, Cambodia
       
     
Developing through micro-finance, Cambodia
Selfhelp group producing rope
       
     
Selfhelp group producing rope
       
     
Female farmer, Cambodia
       
     
Female farmer, Cambodia
Mother of the family runs a dairy farm, Kyrgyzstan
       
     
Mother of the family runs a dairy farm, Kyrgyzstan
Maasai women make jewelry, Tanzania
       
     
Maasai women make jewelry, Tanzania

Thanks to the production of Italian designed jewelry with Maasai techniques, these women don't have to burn charcoal anymore to earn a living.

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Financial literacy training, Cambodia
       
     
Financial literacy training, Cambodia
Women learning to make irrigation system, Nicaragua
       
     
Women learning to make irrigation system, Nicaragua
20131212_048.jpg
       
     
20131212_020.jpg