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Meet Tedy

For Tedy, each workday is different. She could be assisting an immigration lawyer, advising a client with a speeding ticket, notarizing a document or assisting with taxes. A wife and mother of two young sons, this spring Teddy graduated college as a paralegal.

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Meet Matilde

To make ends meet, Matilde started selling homemade quesadillas from a stall. After a friend introduced Matilde to Grameen America, she quickly used her first loan of $1,500 to invest in cooking pans, plates, chairs and tables for her restaurant.  

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Meet Irene

Irene used to struggle to make ends meet, but now she runs a thriving carpet business in Queens, New York City. The store has nearly reached capacity; it’s overflowing with rolls of carpets in various colors, patterns, and fabrics. A member of Grameen America, Irene has been receiving microloans for more than three years and is on her seventh loan.

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