Total loan: $575
Carles, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines / Food
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A loan helped to buy fishing nets, an engine, and merchandise such as canned goods, detergent, coffee, and soft drinks.
Gemma is a married woman with five children, ages 4-19. She and her family live in Carles, Iloilo. She and her husband find their livelihood in fishing. This started a year ago. In addition to that, she also owns a sari-sari (variety) store business. She would like to request a loan to buy fishing nets, an engine, and merchandise such as canned goods, detergent, coffee and soft drinks. Gemma hopes that with a loan, she can expand and improve their catch. She also dreams of sending all her children to school. Her income will also provide a healthy diet for her family.