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A loan of $525 helped to buy fuel and to maintain her motorcyle.

Norberta's story

Norberta is a 56-year-old married woman from Panglao, Bohol. She has eight children. She operates a motorcycle transport business in the community. She has been operating this business for eight years, and it earns her PHP 5000 a month.

Her husband is a farmer. He grows rice as another source of income. Norberta requested a loan of PHP 21000 to buy fuel and to maintain her motorcyle, including changing oil and tires so she can continue to serve her customers without delays. In the future, Norberta would like invest in other ventures to support her family, as well as for sustainable quality of living.

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