A loan of $475 helped to purchase additional inventories of chickens.

Pacencia's story

Pacencia D. C. is a 59-year-old married woman from Antipolo, Rizal. She and her husband feel blessed to have six children. She is a member of the Dalig center of Ahon Sa Hirap, Inc. (ASHI) Rizal West Branch. Pacencia is a very industrious woman determined to achieve a better life. Despite hardships caused by poverty, she remains strong and dedicated in her desire to improve her family’s standard of living. The love and support of her husband makes her life quite meaningful.

To earn a living, Pacencia buys and sells chickens. She has been engaged in this business for three years. She joined ASHI, a micro-finance institution and Kiva partner in the Philippines, in 2007. During the course of her membership, she has been noted as an excellent performer with respect to regular attendance at meetings, loan repayment and projects. She is now seeking her third loan in the amount of 20,000 PHP to purchase additional inventories of chickens.

Pacencia's dream is for her grandchildren to complete college. Additionally, she hopes to continue her business as a sustainable livelihood to support her family. She also hopes to finish the building of their new house made of concrete.

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