A loan of $350 helped to purchase rice seed, fertilizer and piglets.


Merlinda's story

48-year-old Merlinda is a farmer living in the town of Sto. Niño, South Cotabato. She is married and has eight children. Her oldest child is already 31 years old and the youngest is only five.

Merlinda grows rice on their farm. Her husband, who is also a farmer, mainly manages their rice farm. Merlinda also raises pigs in her backyard. She fattens the pigs and sells them to the market.

Merlinda's loan will be used to purchase rice seed, fertilizer and piglets.



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