A loan of $475 helped to purchase bread, coffee, sugar, canned goods, instant noodles and soft drinks to sell.


Marilyn's story

Marilyn, 33 years of age, is married to a factory worker and they are blessed with four children. She has been operating a retail store in their village for almost two years. Her monthly income is 7,000 PHP and she is asking for a loan of PHP 20,000 to purchase bread, coffee, sugar, canned goods, instant noodles and soft drinks to sell. She hopes to further expand her business to generate higher profits and to sustain her family's daily needs. She would like to continue availing loans and hopes that Kiva lenders will extend their assistance to her in the future.



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