A loan of $425 helped to buy vegetables, meat, fish and fruits for her food stall.


Yolanda's story

“To work as hard as I can is one of my goals in life, because I know that as I aim to uplift the life of my family, I really have to make things to make it a reality,” Yolanda said. Yolanda Narag is a 49-year-old businesswoman. She is married to Agustin, a furniture worker, and they are blessed with six children and another who has passed away. Their children are Imee Rose, 25, who is married and a high school graduate; Sheryll, 23, who is a college graduate and now working in Manila; Ferdinand, 22, who is in his second year of college; Richard, 19, who is an elementary graduate; Val, 10, and Ramil Jay, 9, who are both studying in their elementary grades. They live in a community where furniture making is the major source of income for most of the residents. Yolanda is engaged in the vending business. She put up a small stall in front of their house where her customers go when they need to buy something. Some of her merchandise includes fish and meat. Her store is located beside their small furniture shop, which is managed by her husband. The couple is working hand in hand to make sure that they can provide the needs of their family and the education of their two youngest children.



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