Total loan: $225


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Aguilar Pangasinan, , Philippines / Retail

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A loan helped to buy canned goods, soy sauce, vinegar, noodles, biscuits, candies and detergent soap.

Carmela's story

Carmela is 46 years old and has eight children. She is married to Gregorio, a farmer in their community. They live in Aguilar, Pangasinan.

Carmela sells grocery items in her village for 5 years in order to earn a living. She wants to increase her stok of goods but she does not have enough capital. Carmela is requesting a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy grocery items such as canned goods, biscuits, soap, shampoo and soda to sell.

She wants to extend her products and services to the community. In the future, Carmela plans to construct a bigger store to expand the business and generate more money as it is her main source of income.