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Total loan: $525

Melanie

Concepcion, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food

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A loan helped to buy grocery items such as powdered milk, canned goods, noodles, snack food, toiletries, food seasonings and rice to retail; another part will be used to buy feed.


Melanie's story

Melanie is a married woman and a resident of Concepcion, Iloilo, where fishing is the main source of income. She has seven children, four of whom are adults and three are dependents.

Like the other people in her community, Melanie and her husband are involved in fishing to earn money to sustain their family. She also runs a sari-sari (variety) store and raises hogs.

Melanie is requesting a loan to buy grocery items such as powdered milk, canned goods, noodles, snack food, toiletries, food seasonings and rice to retail. The other part of the loan will be used to buy feed for her hog-raising business.

Through this loan, Melanie will be able to increase her earnings. Her goal in life is to augment their livelihood for her children.