A loan of $175 helped to buy stocks of canned goods, snacks and beverages.


Romela's story

Romela is 51 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married with nine children. Romela has a food/retail shop or sari-sari store that buys and sells canned goods, snacks, personal care products, home use products and beverages. She had this business for 9 years.

She requested a loan of PHP 7,000 to buy stocks of canned goods, snacks and beverages. Romela became a member of HSPFI in 2012. In the future, Romela hopes to improve her business for the education of her children.



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