A loan of $475 helped to use as additional working capital for her junk shop business.

Melania's story

57-year-old Melania dreams of giving the best to her children in their future. She and her husband hope to build a more accommodating and comfortable life for their family. She has two children: 32-year-old Emmil and 27-year-old Emmanuel. Both of the children graduated from college but are still dependent on her. To achieve this, she plans to develop her business. Melania has requested PHP 20,000 as additional capital for her junk shop business. This loan will be a great help for making their dreams come true and little by little, her business will grow to be a full shop soon.

For 14 years as a member of ASHI, she has been trusted with loans that have improved their standard of living. Melania is also a good mother and is good at budgeting money for their daily expenditures, which are very expensive. She hopes that through her loans from ASHI partnership with KIVA; someday she will be able to save money for their future. Along with the business success she is dreaming about, she hopes to have their own passenger boat in the island of Talim, Binangonan in the province of Rizal. Her long-term goal is to give her family a better life, far away from the slave of poverty.

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