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General StorePhilippinesOsias Jr. is a businessman from Concepcion, Iloilo. He is 44 years old. He runs a sari-sari or variety store in his place. He sells goods like rice, condiments and toiletri...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesAmbrosio owns and operates a sari-sari (variety) store. He sells basic merchandise ranging from powdered milk, cooking oil, eggs, vinegar, noodles, and vegetables to canned...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesLure is a 30-year-old man from Carles, Iloilo. He is single and owns a sari-sari (variety) store business for a living. He started this business six years ago. He sell item...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesEdwin is a fisherman from Carles, Iloilo. He is married with seven children between the ages of 9 and 17. He catches fresh fish and then sells them to the people in his com...Read their story >
General StorePhilippinesNazareno is driven by a passion to sell. He is married and lives in Talairon, Oroquieta City. He runs a store to provide for the basic necessities of his family. Every day ...Read their story >
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