A loan of $700 helped purchase rice, bread, sugar and meat.

Blasida's story

Blasida is 22 and is married to Cirilo, 20, who works as a horticulturist. Mrs. Blasida started working at a young age as a merchant.

She mentions that she started with a very small business but with time, effort and family help, she now has a very well stocked despensa (convenience store) where customers can find all kinds of basic home products for everyday needs.

Thanks to her work and dedication, she has been able to provide basic necessities and comforts for her parents and siblings, who do farm work in the fields.

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