A loan of $575 helped to purchase materials for her dressmaking business.

Angelita's story

Angelita T. is 45 years old and married with two grown children. She lives in the province of Rizal in the Philippines with her husband, Rogelio. For almost 12 years, Angelita has been engaged in a dressmaking business. She is hardworking, determined, and dedicated.

Angelita would like to receive a loan to purchase additional materials for her dressmaking, including cotton fabrics and other inventory. She enjoys spending the income from her dressmaking business. Profit from this kind of business is quite good compared to other businesses that Angelita has tried before. That is why she wants this to become more stable and profitable. She has been able to support the needs of her children in school and improve their life.

Angelita has been a very active member of Ahon sa Hirap, Inc. (ASHI), a Kiva microfinance partner in the Philippines, since 2006. She has been a model member demonstrating a 100% credit rating on previous loans – the basis of loans. Angelita’s dreams are for her two children to complete college. Additionally, she hopes to continue the dressmaking business as a sustainable livelihood to support her family.

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