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"I no longer live on the street. I can pay rental money for my house, and I can buy food for me and the other children I live with"
"I know how to negotiate to get favourable solutions around big challenges in my working conditions"
"I can ensure the future."
"I had been vending for forty years without success. I was suffering alone."
"Now, we can sit comfortable in our structures, and if we leave, the police are not spoiling them. I feel very, very good about that."
"I am able to do any work where there is need."
"When I am old, I will have savings."
"If whatever I’ve learned from SEWA was available to me before, I would be educated and be a professional."
"I want to keep organizing, to help people be fiercer and braver"
"We learned about rights, how to talk with local authorities, how to solve problems, and when to get further help."
"People have a right to sell, have a right to be secure, and have a right to survive"
"Before, we didn’t know our rights, but now we know we are citizens. We can solve our problems."