A loan of $300 helped to buy more merchandise to sell, such as canned goods and toiletries.


Ma. Magdalina's story

Ma. Magdalina runs a sari-sari (variety) store business in San Jose, Talibon. She sells various items like snacks, candies, cooking oil, and vinegar. She earns 5,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) per month with her business.

Ma. Magdalina's income is used for her family's daily needs. She needs additional capital for her business and sought the help of CEVI, an MFI and Kiva partner. She applied for a loan to buy more merchandise to sell, such as canned goods and toiletries. Magdalina hopes for her sales to improve.



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