A loan of $250 helped to purchase ingredients for making native snacks.

Elizabeth's story

Mrs. Elizabeth C., 36, lives in Dicayas, Dipolog City with her husband and four children, two of whom are still in school. Many are inspired by her dedication and hard work for the benefit of her family.

Elizabeth works as a snack vendor to her neighbors and the neighboring barrios, selling native snacks such as "suman" and bananas. Because of increased demand for her products, she investigated many lending institution for financial assistance. Since joining Paglaum MPC, which extends financial services to the poor, she has been a good member, having already received and repaid two loans. Now, she is seeking a loan of 12,000 PHP to be able to purchase ingredients for her native snack-making. Elizabeth would like to establish a mini-restaurant and snack house in the future.

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