A loan of $475 helped to buy beer, soft drinks, sugar, and cooking oil.


Belinda's story

Belinda is 45 years old, married, and has with five children, two of whom attend school. Her husband is a farmer. Belinda and her husband increase the family income through farming.

Belinda operates a sari-sari (general) store and sells cooking oil, snack foods, noodles, and coffee. She has had her store for 10 years. Through the income she earns from the business, she is able to send her children in school and meet their daily needs.

Belinda wants to expand the products she sells in the village and is requesting a loan of 20,000 PHP to buy beer, soft drinks, sugar, and cooking oil. She knows that the loan will help her access a stocks of goods to sell in the village so that she can minimize her transportation expenses.



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