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A loan of $250 helped to purchase fertilizers such as manure.


Avelina's story

Avelina is married and has one child. Avelina is 49 years old. She lives in Tangub City, Misamis Occidental, Philippines. Avelina plants and harvests bananas and corn for sale to earn a living. She's been 15 years in this business. Each month, she earns 7,000 doing this type of business. She requested a loan of 10,000 to purchase fertilizers such as manure. In 2011, Avelina joined GDMPC. In the future, Avelina wants to make improvements to her house and to improve the general living conditions of her family.



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