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A loan of $425 helped to buy fruit in addition to sari-sari store stocks.

Carmelita's story

Mrs. Carmelita A. is 52 years of age. She is married and has two children. She signed up for her Paglaum membership because she is attracted to the various programs and services that the cooperative has offered.

She runs a sari-sari (variety) store and she sells fruit. Despite going through a lot of challenges in her business pursuits, Carmelita believes in hard work. She said that Paglaum is true to its word in bringing hope to its members and potential members. With the wide array of programs and services, the members can find it all with Paglaum. She dreams of sending all of her children to college.

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