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A woman carries bricks on her head
India
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Low risk

Agriculture, Agricultural products, Tailoring, Dressmaking, Sewing, Small enterprise

The villages in Kiran cluster are dry, rocky hamlets lying south-east of Jaipur. Over the years much of the land holding has passed out of the hands of villagers to money-lenders. Most villagers are now share-croppers that receive around 50% of the value of their harvest.

Two men and a young boy pose for the camera in rural Rajasthan, India
India
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Low risk

Agriculture, Small shop, Retail

 Jyotishna cluster is made up of three hamlets. The local population are mainly Mina tribal people. Most families here depend on livestock for their income and many people work as laborers on other people's land or do masonry work.

Vilagers wade through a flood in the rainy season, Devkheda and Rajmahal ,Rajasthan, India
India
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Low risk

Akash cluster is made up of two large villages in the Tonk district of Rajasthan, an area of North western India. The local savings and credit organization was formed 7 years ago and now serves about 140 families.

Three school children in Saki Saheli cluster, Rajasthan, India
India
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Low risk

Small enterprise, Agriculture, Business, Agricultural products, Small shop

Saki Saheli cluster is a thriving rural market hub, situated close to the main road to Jaipur, the state capital of Rajasthan.